AJWA Group Businesses

AJWA Edible Oils

Apart from water, oil is the most widely used ingredient in the preparation and cooking of food throughout the world. AJWA Edible Oil processes and distributes various products under 7 different brands for the domestic and wholesale markets and exports to the region and Far East.

AJWA Grain

Yellow Corn (YC) and Soya Bean Meal (SBM) are the prime commodities for the poultry industry where they are used as the main ingredients in the pre-mix for the feed. AJWA Grain has the ability to source the grain from the international markets and control all the intermediate logistics up to the customers' delivery point, anywhere in the world.

Other Grains handled are, barley, wheat, sorghum and faba beans. Through its sister company AJWA Port Services, AJWA Grain handles about four million tons of various grains per year.

AJWA Port Services

Efficient logistics is the corner stone in the grain business and AJWA Grain, realising this point, and in order to offer a smooth service to it's customers the company has from the outset established handling terminals strategically located in both sides of Saudi Arabia namely, Jeddah and Yanbu along the Red Sea coast and Dammam on the coast of the Arabian Gulf.


Rice is the staple food of one-third of the world population and as such it is of enormous strategic importance. The rice silos storage and processing facility at Jeddah Islamic Port was built specifically to secure a sustainable supply of this valuable commodity to the Middle East market. AJWA Rice commenced processing and packing operations in 1995. The facility is ISO 9002 certified and was rated the 25th largest privately owned company in 2001.

El Orouba

Orouba For Food Industry Co. is one of the Middle East's major new entries into frozen vegetables. The Basma brand has received an enthusiastic reception within the local and international markets. With an energetic and professional staff of 495, the company processes approximately 20,000 tons of frozen vegetables as well as 1,800 tons of value added products.


AJWA is one of the most dynamic and leading companies in the edible oil processing industry in Egypt, with strong heritage in this field.