Founded by Mr. Ashiq Adatia some 32 years back in Kinshasa, DR CONGO. The small grocery retail and wholeosale business which started in 1986 is now spread in 9 African countries serving hundreds of millions of consumers. The journey of 1000 miles begins with the small step. In Mozambique, the first company of the Group was created in 2004, when country was at point of profound political transformation. Today in Africa COGEF Group has approx 4,200 employees working on various skilled and unskilled positons, 27 Cash & Carry and Super Markets under the brand name of COGEF, RECHEIO, A-ONE DISTRIBUTORS LDA, SUPER MAXI, MEGA & JUMBO CITY, 186 whole-sales and retail shops, 7 furniture showrooms, 4 manufacturing units.
Since COGEF team has worked hard to become a leading FMCG Group in Southern and Eastern Africa, our successful track record is, no doubt, a testimony to its fulfillment of aspiratons to be a well recognized player.