Britania Products (U) Ltd. was set up in 1992 as a small unit for manufacturing biscuits and bread. A confectionery unit was added to this in 1998. To utilize the abundant natural resources of fruits and vegetables in the country, Britania Foods (U) Ltd., a modern fruit and vegetable processing unit blossomed into existence in mid 1995.
Late 2002 Britania Products and Britania Foods merged and a new entity Britania Allied Industries Ltd. was instituted. The Corporate Office and the factory remained in Ntinda Industrial Area in Kampala, a contributory factor being the land owned by the company and available for expansion.
The years 2003 to 2006 saw tremendous growth for the company. Britannia allied Industries Ltd has five separate plants for production of biscuits, confectionery, powders, fruit juice and drinking water. The Powder section was added in 2005 and the Mineral Water plant started production in 2006. Additional capacities were installed in the biscuits, confectionery and foods plants. The confectionery section consists of sweets and chewing gum sections.
Among the several lip-smacking range of biscuits Glucose; Gluco-Max; Milk and Cream Biscuits are the most famous. Menta and Just Fruits among the Confectionery range are school children’s favourites.
Splash; Sun-sip and Top-up are family favourites. Despite competition from leading brands from South Africa, Splash range of fruit juices continue to dominate the fruit juice segment and are a runaway success because of its superior quality and taste. The list of flavours includes pineapple, passion, mango, apple, orange, black currant, etc. Splash Mango is the most delicious and popular brand. True to its name, our Refresh drinking water is verily refreshing. The Powders range includes Pure Glucose Powder; Britania Mandazi etc.
The company also achieved UNBS (Uganda National Bureau of Standards) certification for most of its products. Continuously for the last 3 years the company has been the recipient of the President’s Export Award for the best Confectionery Exporter.
Britania Allied Industries Ltd was granted the internationally coveted ISO 9001:2000 quality certification in 2005.