Empire Agricultural Coffee Services Ltd

Empire Agricultural Coffee Services Ltd (EACS) is a registered Production, marketing, Processing and Export company in Uganda, currently involved in collecting, processing and exporting agriculture produce mainly coffee. It is an organic certified company (under NOP) by CERES and receives produce from only registered member co-operatives and groups.

Our Vision
We envisage “a society where smallholder farm households enjoy reasonable incomes from their produce”.

Our Mission
We exist to “provide increased access to remunerating markets to our member producer cooperatives and groups through value addition, advisory services, organic and fair-trade certifications”.

Core Objectives
1. To be the leading processor and exporter of quality agricultural produce particularly coffee in Uganda, East Africa and the entire Great Lakes region.
2. To promote efficient agriculture commodity value chains in Uganda, East Africa and the Great Lakes region.
3. To contribute to poverty reduction through promotion of good agricultural practices and access to remunerating and sustainable markets for smallholder farmers.

• Integrity
• Meaningful participation
• Market linkage
• Equal partnership
• Non-discrimination
• Competitiveness
• Innovative initiatives

What We Do

Our Projects


Conducted training for groundnut farmers’ groups on how to develop and implement business plans. Supported the trained groups to develop and implement their business plans, 2012

Harvest Plus and Rain Uganda

Supported groups in Mbale to carryout greenhouse farming for vegetables (home vegetable gardens) and how to grow nutritious sweet potatoes and oranges to promote vitamin C among HIV/AIDS people, 2011

Peace Kawomera Co-operative (PKC) – Namanyonyi, Mbale

Acquired a Vanilla Organic Certificate for PKC for 2013/2014, Supported PKC to implement the Cook-Clean Impact Carbon Project 2014 funded by the Earth Island Institute

Co-Exist / Peace Kawomera Coffee Co-operative (PKC) – Namanyonyi, Mbale

Trained farmers in agronomy. Acquired own organic certificate with Ceres – including member groups and cooperatives in the Mt. Elgon area (2015/2016)

CERES Certification.

Updating the NOP certificate (2017)

World Jewish Relief

Training and setting up horticultural farms within the Jewish Community (2017)