CIC Network



Cereal Investments Company (C.I.C.) S.A.

CIC Switzerland was established in Geneva in 1991. It performs purchasing of the commodities to be distributed by the Group, as well as the headquarters functions of finance, logistics and freight, risk management and control.

Contact details:
53, Chemin de Nant d’Argent
CH 1223 - Cologny
Tel:+41 (22) 707 93 93
Fax:+41 (22) 707 9394





Compagnie d' Investissements Céréaliers (C.I.C.) Sénégal

CIC Senegal was established in the Republic of Senegal in 1996 after the liberalization of the markets and the disappearance of Caisse de Péréquation.
In view of the restrictions existing on the importation of sugar, wheat flour and milk powder CIC Senegal has concentrated its activity in importation and distribution of rice and corn.
We rent two warehouses from a local company with total storage capacity of 32,000 MT.

Contact details:
6, Boulevard Djily M'baye / 12900-Dakar

B.P: 6043 Dakar-Etoile Senegal
Tel: +221 33 821 28 80
Fax: +221 33 821 28 81




Companhia de Investimentos de Cereias (C.I.C.) de Cabo Verde

CIC Cape Verde was established in the Republic of Cape Verde in 1998, as a result of the liberalization of the markets and disappearance of the state import organization EMPA.
CIC Cape Verde has been extremely active from the outset in ensuring the food security on all the islands of Cape Verde.
CIC Cape Verde owns and operates warehouse facilities on three main islands; Santiago, with storage capacity of 12,500 MT; Sao Vicente with storage capacity of 2,100 MT; and Fogo with storage capacity of 3,000 MT.
CIC Cape Verde is active in importation of rice, sugar, vegetable oils, milk powder, corn, wheat flour and tomato paste.

Contact details:
Achada Grande
Praia - Cabo Verde
Tel: +238 635 446 / 445
Fax +238-635 447




Cereal Investments Company (C.I.C.) Ghana Ltd.

CIC Ghana Ltd was established in 2003. The company was first based in Accra, however, after the acquisition of land and construction of warehouses and office block in Tema, the headquarters of the company was moved to Tema.
CIC Ghana has 4600 m2 warehouse currently being used for storage of goods for local consumption in Ghana and for transit to neighboring countries.
CIC Ghana is in process of construction additional 7800 M2 of storage space which when completed would allow CIC Ghana total storage capacity of 56,000 MT.
CIC Ghana is active in importation of rice, sugar and palm oil for local distribution, and reviews participation in rice cultivation and milling projects. .

Contact details:
Sanyo Road, Heavy Industrial Area (adjacent to Nestle factory)
PO Box CO521
Tema - Ghana

Tel: +233 22 302977 / 310609
Fax: +233-22 302 976




Compagnie d' Investissements Céréaliers (C.I.C.) Cote d'Ivoire

CIC Côte d'Ivoire was first established in Ivory Coast in 1995 as result of the liberalization of the market and disappearance of the state import organization Caisse Generale de Péréquation .
The objective of CIC Côte d'Ivoire has to been to initially participate it the full liberalization of the Ivorian markets.
CIC Côte d'Ivoire has been active in the importation of rice , Sugar and Milk powder however over a period of time our activity has been concentrated in importation and distributing of rice to the local who sellers this in view of the restrictions which exists for importation of milk and sugar.
CIC Côte d'Ivoire leases land from Port Autonome d’Abidjan in the Port Zone of Abidjan on a long term lease. On this land CIC owns 3 warehouses for total warehouse space of 11800 m2 giving us the total storage capacity of about 53,000 MT within the Port Zone.

Contact details:
Avenue Delafosse Prolongée, Résidence les Lagunes
B.P. 767 Cocody II Plateau Cidex 1
Abidjan - Côte d'Ivoire
Tel: +225 20 32 16 94 / 20 32 19 42
Fax +225 20 33 72 15




Compagnie d' Investissements Céréaliers (C.I.C.) Niger



CIC Niger was created early 2006 as a result of the need for stocks to be made locally available to Niger wholesalers / importers.
The office is located in Niamey, where warehouses with 22,000 MT storage capacity are rented.CIC Niger is involved in rice, milk and sugar distribution and participates in stock and price regulation on the local market. CIC Niger is also interested in rice development and rice milling projects.

Contact details:
Rue NB, 95
BP 13954
Niamey - Niger
Tel: +227 (20) 739 978 / 79
Fax +227 (20) 739 980




Companiha de Investimentos de Cereias (C.I.C.) de Moçambique

CIC Moçambique was set up in 1999 with head office in Maputo. The company is involved in import and distribution of rice, renting warehouse space in the port with storage capacity of 8,000 MT. After a transition period within a difficult trading environment, CIC Mozambique is strengthening its position and working on extending its activities to neighbouring countries, such as South Africa, as well as to locally produced commodities.

Contact details:

Av. 25 de Setembro, 1123 - Prédio Cardoso – 7º D

Tel +258 82 453 5070




Fobinter S.A.

Fobinter’s Lisbon office performs commercial market development in the Portuguese speaking former colonies of Portugal in Africa. It also performs the co-ordination of activities in these areas including logistics, administration and control.

Contact details:
Rua do Quelhas, 35-A
1200-779 Lisboa
Tel +351 21 390 65 79/80
Fax +351-21 394 17 18




Compagnie D'Investissements Céréaliers (C.I.C.) Mali SARL

CIC Mali was incorporated in Bamako in 2002, with the objective to participate in the liberalization of the import market in Mali. For the time being, the company is not operating.

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Cereal Investments Company (C.I.C.) Inc

CIC USA is a Delaware corporation, was incorporated in 1991, and is based in Miami, Florida. The company represents the interests of the CIC Group in USA in terms of both commodities, real estate and projects.

Contact details:
300, South Pointe Drive, Suite 2102
MIAMI , FL 33139

Tel:+1 786 206 0732



Companiha de Investimentos de Cereias (C.I.C.) Da Guine-Bissau Lda


Prédio Abdu Sumaré, Porta nº 1, 2º Esq. Rua Corca So, Bairro Pefine Postal code 1000 Bissau, Guiné-Bissau
Tel: +245 96 624 37 47 / +245 95 560 70 31