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We are RabProcessors Ltd

Rab History

Rab Processors Limited was founded in 1983 by the Jakhura family, whose business activities in Malawi date back over eight decades. From a small dhal (split pigeon peas) processing company, Rab has over the years grown into a major force in the agro-processing industry in Malawi and has gained an enviable international reputation in this area of business. The company has a proud heritage of product innovation and commitment to delivery. Our strength lies in our adaptability, giving rise to an unrivalled turnkey operations platform which actively supports the progress of our agricultural economy. We have worked closely with Government and Non-Government organizations for many years to help improve the quality of life of the underprivileged and malnourished.

Founder’s Message

Born in 1943, ABDUL G.A. JAKHURA joined his father’s family business in 1960 and acquired a stake in Aisha Osman Transport in 1965. He became the Managing Director of Press Transport Ltd in 1975 having merged it with the family business. He established Rab Processors Ltd in 1983.

In the early 1900’s, my father and mother emigrated from Bhanvad, India, to come and settle in the then Nyasaland Protectorate. Born into a large family, I had to shoulder responsibilities very early in life by virtue of my being the eldest son out of 11 children. My formative years were spent at Marist Brothers School, a Roman Catholic Boarding Institution, in Que, the then Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). After completing secondary school, it was only natural that I would be absorbed into my father’s Retail and Wholesale business. ...


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