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Kyosk Acquires KwikBasket To Broaden Its Footprint In Africa
Kyosk Acquires KwikBasket To Broaden Its Footprint In Africa

Kyosk Digital Services ,a digital and data-led distribution platform has announced expansion into the African fresh produce market with the launch of its Farm & Fresh line of business. This follows  the company’s recent acquisition of KwikBasket, a company that distributes agricultural produce and provides valuable services and solutions to farmers, commercial kitchens, and other stakeholders in the food chain. With the launch of Farm & Fresh, Kyosk combines its digital-first approach and large-scale operations with KwikBasket’s agricultural expertise to transform the African fresh produce market, creating a more efficient and inclusive ecosystem.

Kyosk Digital Services specialises in online retail distribution and is driven by a digital-first approach and data-driven insights. Its primary objective is to revolutionize the distribution and availability of goods and services across Africa by introducing innovative solutions. Through the Kyosk.App platform, the company bridges the gap between businesses, consumers, and suppliers, enabling smooth transactions and optimizing efficiency throughout the supply chain. Moreover, Kyosk Fresh, a subsidiary of Kyosk Digital Services, focuses on meeting the demands of restaurants, eateries, and other customers by ensuring a reliable and diverse supply of quality products.

As part of the launch of the Farm & Fresh line of business, the uLima digital platform will be rebranded to Kyosk Farm. Initially serving as a platform that offered farmers access to high-quality inputs, localized market data, and connections with markets, uLima will now evolve into Kyosk Farm, aiming to enhance agricultural productivity. By providing farmers with vital information, valuable insights, and essential agricultural inputs like fertilizers and financing options, Kyosk Farm aims to contribute to improved yields. Moreover, it will facilitate seamless connectivity between farmers and reliable market channels, ensuring fair pricing and consistent market access.