Ugandan UK Convention

Convention 2018


Delegates at the Uganda-UK Convention to be encouraged to invest in agro-processing by Andrew Blanch the Managing Director at Alvan Blanch.

Christabel Blanch Africa Sales Manager at Alvan Blanch will be one of the speakers at the 8th Uganda Convention UK which is slated for 15th September 2018 at the Troxy, Commercial Road London.


One of the focused sessions at this year’s convention is mechanisation of Agriculture in Uganda and Alvan Blanch will play a part in the encouragement of investment in the Agri-processing sector on the day.


Alvan Blanch is a British manufacturing and project engineering company with a global outlook, specialising in the design, production and supply of quality machines and integrated systems for the primary and secondary processing of agricultural produce and waste materials.


Like many progressive companies, Alvan Blanch has proven the value of commercial partnerships to meet specific business opportunities in today’s fast moving world. A partnership with Crowley Engineering, our long time exclusive dealers in Ireland, in which the technical and commercial resources of both companies are pooled on large-scale process plant projects. The partnership successfully completed a $10 million project with Kenana Sugar Co. Sudan to process cane waste (bagasse & molasses) into Pelleted Animal Feed.


Africa has been a key market for Alvan Blanch – over more than 40 years and they are well established in various parts of Uganda, to mention a few;

  1. Acila Farmers Enterprises Ltd, Soroti, Uganda – Drying & Cleaning Plant
  2. Masindi Seed & Grain Growers, Masindi Uganda – Grain Drying & Cleaning Plant
  3. AFGRI, Gulu, Uganda – Drying & Cleaning Plant
  4. Elshaday General Trading Limited, Kasese, Uganda – Drying & Cleaning Plants
  5. Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda – Mobile Juice Plant
  6. Upland Rice Millers Ltd, Jinja, Uganda – Grain Drying & Cleaning Plant
  7. Joseph Initiative, Masindi, Uganda – Cleaning, Drying & Bulk Silo Storage Plant DF26500


The Convention UK Investment Summit is a unique platform that welcomes over 1000 delegates annually including representatives of Government, the Private Sector, Diasporas and as well as entrepreneurs and international business community experts to discuss ventures, investment opportunities and ways to achieve trade-led inclusive sustainable development through.


Entrepreneurship, SME competitiveness, employment and economic growth in Uganda. Agriculture is the major economic backbone of Uganda employing over 80% of the country’s labour force but due to poor investment in the sector contributes less than 30% to the country’s GDP. There is a big need to add value to the increased output and attracting investment in Agro processing for export.


Alvan Blanch have outstanding product lines to include: Cassava & Tuber Processing, Bulk Storage, Feed Milling, Grain & Pulse, Processing, Vegetable Oil Expelling, Rice Processing, Grain & Seed Cleaning, Herbs & Spices Processing, Waste Processing ,  Grain Drying, Packaging, Plant Services  and  Farm Machinery


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