About us

Olira Agro Industry PLC (OAI) is a private limited company that was formed under the commercial code of  Ethiopia 1960 and   is known under principal registration no.MT/AA/2/0010354/2004, VAT number 968960002 and TIN no.0004431228.

The company is owned by two Ethiopian Nationals who are professionals in Agronomy,  Agricultural products manufacturing and marketing in particular with one of them having more than 30 years of experience in pulses and oilseeds processing and marketing sub sector. The other one also is very professional in Agricultural products export business for more than 20 year including import business.

The company is allowed to produce agricultural products in addition to short- and long-term manufacturing, trading, services, and investment operations.Olira Agro Industry was founded in 2008 with the goal of expanding its agricultural sector engagement. Since then, the company has progressively moved into the de-hulling and roasting of sesame seeds for export to high-value markets in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. It is now moving to producing maize grits and flour for local beer producers and malnourished communities.

We Have One Goal

Olira Agro Industry produces Highest Quality Organic and conventional Products and Services.

The expansion plan of our factory is to export roasted sesame, produce Tahini and Halwa, sesame powder, candies and other end products of sesame seeds. It also is engaged in domestic grain marketing and processing for the supply to relief operators.  The company is also engaged in importing agrochemicals, industrial chemicals, pharmaceuticals and other consumables Olira Agro Industry PLC is Organic certified for sesame seeds. It is also Food Safety Management System (ISO 22,000) certified. The company has created employment opportunity to 30 permanent employees and 50 casual laborers.

Since establishment, it has been exporting hulled organic sesame, natural organic sesame, conventional sesame, coffee, pulses and spices of different types.

We are constantly monitored by our certifiers both in organic and food safety


To become Reputable, African brand in supplying high quality food products to global market


Producing, processing and packaging high quality agricultural products for export to high value markets and generate return on investment for the shareholders.


  • Quality is first
  • Customer full satisfaction
  • Our employees are equal with our family members
  • CSR is part of our routine

What makes us different

  • Our sesame cleaning and hulling machineries are of American and European technologies
  • Accredited to ISO 22000 standards.
  • Strives to establish itself as a respectable African brand that offers premium food items to the international market.