Tata Chemicals Magadi

Tata Chemicals Magadi (formerly The Magadi Soda Company) is Africa's largest soda ash manufacturer and one of Kenya's leading exporters. The company was established in 1911.

Tata Chemicals Magadi

Tata Chemicals Magadi mines soda ash from naturally occurring deposits of an ore known as trona, located at the base of the Rift Valley, at Lake Magadi in Kenya.

Areas of business

Tata Chemicals Magadi has a capacity of over 0.35 million tonnes of soda ash. Over 95 per cent of the product is exported to South East Asia, the Indian subcontinent, Africa and the Middle East.

The company also supplies crushed refined soda, obtained by crushing and washing the trona ore. Additionally, it manufactures salt from the waters of Lake Magadi for the Kenyan market.


Tata Chemicals Magadi is located at Lake Magadi, about 120km from Nairobi, Kenya.

This profile was last updated on July 02, 2018 at 14:21 IST
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