Subsidiaries

SARO Story

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1991
Company started with Mackechnie Fungicide for cocoa in South West Nigeria

1996
1. Saro’s Own Brands Introduced, 2. National Spread. 3. Print & Radio Ads introduced and we “Took Farmers to School”. 4. Saro Agro-Allied exported its first Cocoa Consignment

1999
Commencement of Graduate Traineeship scheme

2001
1. 10th Year Anniversary
2. Attained the Leadership of the Nigerian Agrochemical Market


2003
Started Saro AgroSciences Ghana Ltd

2006
Loss of Market Leadership due to poor attention to consumers changing needs & preference for affordable products

2007
1. Purchase of CAPplc household division
2. Participation in safe motherhood scheme in conjunction with UNFPA & CIDA reached 500,000 expectant mothers


2008
Introduction of the Key Account Model that transformed into DTR in 2009

2009
Acquisition of Manufacturing Plant by Saro AgroSciences in Ibadan

2010
1. Saro Agro-Allied became the biggest Indigenous Non-Oil Exporter in Nigeria
2. SAA Pioneered Exportation of Certified Cocoa Beans in Nigeria


2012
Commissioned the Ultra-Modern Container Terminal in Amuwo-Odofin Lagos

2012
Launch of the Accelerated Leadership Development Program & Gen Management Program at LBS

2014
Group Structure Formalized with the Formation of SaroAfrica International Limited. Head-Office relocated to Victoria Island Lagos