Optichem (2000) Limited operates a fertilizer manufacturing plant at its Head Office in Chichiri, Blantyre, and is the sole manufacturer of granular compound fertilizer in Malawi based on imported and locally sourced raw materials.
Optichem has throughout its proud history, since inception in 1969, enjoyed a reputation for producing and supplying high quality fertilizers to international standards for both smallholder and commercial farmers.
The company has the capacity to manufacture over 100,000 tonnes per year of granular and blended NPK fertilizer. Optichem currently provides employment to over 250 people and has nationwide modern warehousing facilities and from these contibution centers supplies fertilizer for all crops grown in Malawi such as Maize, Tobacco, Macadamia, Rice, Coffee, Cotton, Tea, Groundnuts, and many more.
The mission of Optichem (2000) Limited is to produce fertilizer in Malawi at competitve prices and add value to the Malawi economy; to acheive growth and fair returns for our shareholders whilst upholding the importance and economical benefit in maintaining afordable prices for our customers.
The vision of Optichem is "to be the leading manufacturer and supplier of affordable and high quality fertilizer in Malawi and beyond"