Christopher W. Guta, Dr

General Manager - Operations

Bilateral Meetings

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DescriptionA holding company with 10 subsidiaries and 2 associate companies in the sectors of food, energy, financial services, property and telecommunications
Press Corporation Limited is a public company incorporated in Malawi, under the Companies Act 1984; and is listed on the Malawi Stock Exchange and on the London Stock Exchange as a global depository receipt. Being the largest holding company in Malawi, Press Corporation has interests in different sectors of the Malawi economy including: financial services, telecommunications, food and beverages, energy and consumer goods. The highly diversified company has stakes in thirteen companies comprising of eight subsidiaries, four joint ventures and one associate.
Organization Type Big Company / corporation
Areas of Activities

Agro-food manufacturing, food security, safety and quality control, food traceability, food conservation and shelf life

    Energy production, renewable energies

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        Business Offer

        Trade and Retail: supermarket, wholesale stores

        The company operators under the following 4 brands:
        1) People’s Metro: large hybrid wholesale stores, situated in major cities and towns, that cater for retail as well as wholesale customers.The larger stores include in-store butcheries, bakeries and fast foods.
        2) People’s Supa Save: These stores range from supermarkets to urban convenience stores, all strategically located in the major cities. Many offer in-store butcheries and bakeries as well as fast foods, and some trade for extended hours. The stores carry a wide range of local and imported groceries.
        3) People’s Cash and Carry: These are hybrid wholesale stores situated predominantly in smaller rural towns where they service both the retail and wholesale needs of the local community
        4) People’s Express: smaller convenience stores with a smaller range of products.

        Keywords: foodretailsupermarketgroceriesstorebakerytraderbuyer
        Business Offer


        1) Fish: Maldeco is the largest commercial fishing and processing company in Malawi

        Keywords: fishfoodprocessing
        Business Offer

        Telecommunication: ict, mobile, internet, voice services

        1) Malawi Telecommunication Ltd offers a wide range of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) based products and services
        2) Geographically Telekom Network Malawi network covers over 74% of mobile in Malawi.

        Keywords: telecommunicationictmobileinternet
        Business Offer


        Macsteel Malawi Limited, a Joint Venture company between Press Corporation Limited and Macsteel South Africa, is the leading manufacturer and distributor of quality steel, wire and roofing products in Malawi

        Keywords: steelconstruction
        Business Offer

        Energy: Ethanol, Oil

        1) Ethanol Company ltd is the pioneer of Ethanol production in Malawi.
        2) Puma Energy’s activities in the midstream sector include the supply, storage and transportation of petroleum products

        Keywords: bioethanolrenewable energyenergiesenergyrenewable energiesoilpetroleum
        Business Offer

        food, energy, financial services, real estate, telecommunications

        A holding company with 10 subsidiaries and 2 associate companies in the sectors of food, energy, financial services, property and telecommunications

        Keywords: foodenergyfinancereal estatepropertytelecommunication