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 of granular per year 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.more
Optichem produces a wide range of fertilizers designed to meet the specific nutrition requirements of crops and pastures. Farmers see the results in healthier soils with perfect nutrition balance that deliver stronger crop, bigger yield and improved farm profitablity.more