Ariston Holdings Limited
Type
Listed company
IndustryAgriculture
Founded1948 (1948)
HeadquartersHarare, Zimbabwe
Key people
Alexander Crispen Jongwe(Chairman)
ProductsFruits, Vegetables, Poultry, Livestock
Websitehttp://ariston.co.zw/index.html

Ariston Holdings Limited is an agricultural company that is involved in the production of a variety of crops, poultry and livestock. It operates six business estates which include Blended Tea Factory, Claremont Estate, Clearwater Estate, Kent Estate, Roscommon Estate and Southdown Estate

Background

It was listed in 1948

Products

Its products include tea, macadamia, banana, apples, peaches, potatoes, tomatoes, peas, maize, soya beans and it has poultry and beef cattle

Estates

Claremont Estate

Located in Nyanga. Its produce includes apples, stone fruit, passion fruit and potatoes. Claremont became a certified seed potato producer under the Zimbabwe Potato Micro Propagation Association during 2012.

Kent Estate

Located in Norton. Its produce includes certified seed potatoes and a variety of horticultural crops including all year round tomatoes, pepper,peas (mangetout and sugarsnaps)and fine beans, row crops such as maize and soya beans and poultry

Clearwater Estate

Located in Chipinge. Its produce includes macademia nuts, tea, ristonuts and avocados.

Roscommon Estate

Located in Chimanimani, Eastern Zimbabwe. Its produce includes red tea Wanganella -

Southdown Estate

Located in Chipinge. It is a producer of tea

Blended Tea Factory

It is at Clearwater Estate, Chipinge, where value addition of more than 1000t of bulk tea into packaged tea takes place. Three Leaves and Crest Value are the most popular brands. [1]


Significant Events

  • Delta used to own 40% of Ariston then sold its shares (2009)
  • Emvest used to own 40% of Ariston Holdings and sold its shares (2012)
  • Ariston Holdings Limited sold FAVCO (2017)

References

  1. http://www.ariston.co.zw Business Centres], , , Retrieved: 15 June 2018