Our Business


Started as a trading company over 125 years ago, Fareast Mercantile Co. Limited (FMCL) has today diversified into distribution, manufacturing, retail & exports with a diversified range of products in various categories – breakfast cereals, biscuits, dairy products, alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages, personal care & more.We cooperate with clients on a global scale to serve consumers in a comprehensive and professional way. Throu [More....]

​FMCL’s natural progression into the manufacturing domain was part of its overall strategy & vision of backward integration & was kick started in the year 2003.The vision behind this foray was the commitment to serve our discerning customers with the best quality products made available at an arm’s length.

While the manufacturing foray started out with International appliances brands, FMCL soon gained enough expertise & [More....]



As part of the overall strategic initiative of forward integration done with the aim of bringing international luxury cosmetic brands to its discerning customers via its retail format, FMCL has launched exclusive retail signature stores for Bobbi Brown & Maybelline in Nigeria. FMCL brings these top of the line fashion & cosmetics brand in snazzy new retail formats, where the customer can engage & indulge with their favorite brands, [More....]

FMCL is engaged in a number of joint ventures. Partnering companies in different sectors like retail, manufacturing and export, FMCL brings the international expertise of its partners to the African economy and has proven itself to be a capable partner for companies wishing to enter and succeed in the African market. With the business philosophy that is founded upon responsibility, transparency and honesty, we have been striving hard to become [More....]

Joint Ventures


FMCL’s focus on Exports is a major initiative towards its strategic plans of diversification in an effort to reach out to other parts of the world. The partnership with Bolawale Enterprises Ltd, initiated in 2005 with an aim of procuring and exporting international quality cocoa beans to various parts of the world is a first step towards reaching out to international markets. In late 2016 FMCL started exporting its [More....]