Major Rice Processing Companies in Nigeria: Full List

This write up contains a list of major rice processing companies in Nigeria that are considered the best that produces more than 10,000 metric tones of rice.

The presence of rice processing companies in the country has seen rice production in Nigeria skyrocket within these few years. Since it is the plan of the Federal Government to boost Nigeria’s chances of becoming a leading force in food production not only in Africa but in the world, it is not surprising that rice has now been cultivated in large quantities to satisfy both local and international needs.

rice in NigeriaWith this, the agricultural sector will aid in creating wealth for rice farmers, generate income for the government, diversify the economy from oil and reduce unemployment at least to a minimal level.

Eating locally made rice has proven to be highly nutritious when compared to its foreign counterpart. The only pitfall here is that local rice is quite expensive than imported rice, hence people tend to buy processed foreign rice.

The government on its part has tried to make this most consumed food affordable to all in the country. The collaboration between Lagos and Kebbi (two major rice producing states) to sell a bag of lake rice for N11,500 is seen by many as a welcome initiative to make this crop available to all.

Furthermore, the establishment of more rice producing companies in a bid to increase milling capacity of local rice grown within the country after harvest. These mills will produce and process up to 100 tones of rice per day. Most of these mills are owned by top rice processing companies engaged in both rice cultivation and harvesting.


Here is a list of major rice processing companies in Nigeria that are considered the best.


Olam is a leading rice processing company in the country, producing a capacity of 36,000 metric tonnes of milled rice yearly. Its rice mill is located in Nasarawa state and its near a six thousand (6000) hectare of farm land owned by the firm.

However, Olam Nigeria are reputable with a workforce of 8,000 workers. It is rumored that an increase in the acreage of the farmland up to 10,000 hectares might be considered in the nearest future in order to boost rice production.

Olam Rice Nigeria office address is located at No. 5 6Abebe Village Road, Abulenla 101241, Lagos. You can contact them for more inquiries on supply of rice.


Onyx rice mill is among the best rice producing companies in Nigeria producing more than 25,000 MT of rice till date. Founded in 2009, the firm has embraced new innovation which has seen its stocks increase.

With its state of the art equipment, the mill has been able to release more than 7500 MT of rice annually, processing over 400,000 bags of rice and sold to distributors and consumers alike. They are located Opp. Nigeria Army Barracks, Bida – Badeggi Road, 920211, Bida, Niger state.

Aside this, Onyx has empowered rice farmers via its out-grower scheme, giving out loans that are interest free to these farmers who pay in paddy. This is a strategy the firm uses to boost rice production by taking care of the welfare of its workers.


Integrated Grain Processors is a private company that provides Nigerians with the high quality long grain rice. Their rice processing plant started operations in 2011 and since then, a total number of about 3000 bags of rice are produced from the mill monthly and are bought by consumers.

Aside the long grain rice, the company also produces rice bran which is highly nutritious in vitamins and minerals. This bran is normally packaged in bags sized 50 kg and can be used for animal food or human consumption.

Integrated Grain Processors also built an advanced modern rice processing facility located in Enugu state where locally grown, par boiled and long grain rice are usually processed and packaged. Their Lagos address is at 5 Eke Afa Road.


The Quarra rice mill has a large 25,000 tonne facility in capacity. This rice producing company supplies grains using external out-growers. The company is also developing a rice seed farm that will cover over 1500 hectares of land.

Quarra can process up to 150,000 tones of par rice and milled rice in a year. Quarra Rice Mill is located in Tsaragi, Kwara state and they are among the best rice processing companies in the country.


This company is located in Ekiti state and are the first licensed rice producing company to operate in the state. Consumer satisfaction has always being the watch word of the company in selling best rice brands to its consumers.


Owned by Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest business man and entrepreneur, the mill is a subsidiary of the Dangote Group. The rice processing factory will be located in Sokoto state and would cater for northern states where rice is produced.

The processing milling machines in Sokoto has been touted to have a capacity to process about 250,000 MT of rice on an annual basis and 50 metric tones per hour. 25 hectares of land was secured to kick-start this project.


The Stallion group is another famous rice company in Nigeria that has over the years, introduced a concept of packaging food items in a generic market. Rice brands from this particular company is seen as one of the best rice brands among consumers in the country. Popular Farms and Mills Limited a Stallion Group Company have one of the biggest rice mills packed with state of the art technology. The company address is at 270 A, Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

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Chizoba Ikenwa

Chizoba is a seasoned Information blogger, content developer and the founder of Nigerian Infopedia. He is a tech enthusiast who loves reading, writing and research


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  1. I am HND graduate,I read agricultural extension and management, I will like to work with agricultural company in Nigeria

  2. Rice/wheat reaper machines
    Combined rice/wheat harvester
    For sale

  3. I need 20TPD rice milling plant where may I get it here in Nigeria?

  4. I love this sir, is there any way I can get bags of rice on credit, sell and then return the amount it cost. Thanks.

    1. I don’t think its possible especially with the current business climate in Nigeria

  5. I’m a very big rice farmer I need a very good buyer that can buy from me direct from the farm.
    Thank you

    1. Your location and your contact

    2. Please can we talk or chat? I’m interested ,I want bags of rice in Port Harcourt.

    3. I we like to buy from you

    4. Are your rice stone free and dirt free.If yes drop your location and contact.

  6. @ Abubakar Lawal, please I need your contact. How, do I get it?

  7. Good morning, is there any supplier of Rice Bran and Broken Rice you can introduce to me, company am working are looking to buy in large quantity. Thanks

  8. I want to start a rice business how can I reach u guys and what’s the cost of bag of 50kg rice

  9. You can contact me, we supply all round Nigeria

  10. Am a Rice farmer at Adamawa state, for your small or large rice supply kindly contact us

    1. I want to buy rice from your company, what is the type of rice you produce and how much are you selling it

  11. Chukwum Godwin Emeka

    Am a very big farmer,I produce rice in large quantities,I do sell to company like Coscharis and few others that buys in small quantity,I need a good buyer that can buy in a large quantities.

    1. To get more buyers, you can advertise your contact on this page for 30k per month and your contact will be allowed to show for people to contact you. Call 07032252176 to get your contact details to show.

      1. Am a student of agricultural engineering i need a good suggestion of where i can do my industrial training

    2. How much do sell stone free long grain.pls very stone free.

  12. Is there any way I can register with like 4-5 hundred thousand and you will supply me 100bags of 50kg then I will sell and return?

  13. I need supplier of 50 kg stone free Rice for pay on delivery. Pls add ur price and contact number. 08137258215

  14. Please, where will I get reliable company to buy stone-free and quality local rice from. I want to be rice and other food stuffs distributor in case of any information about that sir. Thank you.

  15. Please, What are the brand names of products of all these rice processing companies that you listed here?

  16. Good day guys, a friend of mine plan to open rice factory but along the line things went bad for he but now is looking for a buyer, right now the rice milling machine he bought is for sale, he bought it from China came agri group limited while the remark as follow full set farm paddy cleaning to rice packaging including free spare part, 4pcs rubber roller, 50pcs rice screen and 100pcs elevator bucket. This is imported direct from District of Guangzhou China. Please if any one is interested can contact me for further details

  17. I need a supplier that can always meet 250 to 300 bags of rice.

  18. Hello, i need buyer that will pick up my rice. i have lot of hactares of rice farm

  19. Hello, for direct farm purchase of your long grain stone free RICE, contact me, we sell in bulk


  21. Hi there

    Thank you for a very useful post on 10 best rice brands in Nigeria
    Could you please help with the direct contacts for Royal Stallion and Caprice?


  22. John Olotoche Joseph

    I have paddy rice for sale at an affordable rate in Cross River State to anyone in any part of the country.

  23. I need a rice who I can buy from in bags to sell in wholesale


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