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Two milling companies in Togo based in Lomé were assessed: 

  • Société Grands Moulins du Togo (SGMT)
  • Société Export Trading Group (ETG) 

Société Les Grands Moulins du TOGO 

The Togo milling company called SGMT (Société Grands Moulins du Togo) is a subsidiary of SOMDIAA Group (a French company operating in many African countries).  

Company Name & Address 

Contacts & Email 

Telephone & Fax 

Société les Grands Moulins du Togo 

sgmt.@sgmt.somdiaa.com 

Website 

Tel: +228222743/77 

      

Summary of Role and Services:  

Equipped with a fully automated and computer-assisted BUHLER production tool, the mill is also equipped with a powerful mixing station for incorporation of ingredients. The whole line is stainless steel. 

 

Facilities 

Parking area inside compound m² 

Not available info, but the area is quite sufficient. 

Drainage (Good / Fair / Poor / Non-Existent) 

Good 

Fire Fighting Equipment (Yes / No) 

Yes  

Number of Ventilators 

30 screened 

Electricity Load (KVA) 

2000 KVA 

Backup Generator  (Yes / No / KVA) 

Yes  

1940 KVA 

 

Milling Equipment 

Origin of Machinery 

Year of Mfg 

Year of Installation 

Condition 

Suisse (Buhler) 

1975 

2018 for Line A 

Very Good 

 

1992 

1992 for Line B 

Good 

 

Maintenance 

Duration (hours/week) 

56 

Type of maintenance 

Curative 

Preventive 

Predictive 

 

Other Equipment or Machinery Installed 

Type of Equipment 

Yes/No 

Number 

Owned 

Comments 

Fortification Feeder 

Yes  

2 

- 

Yes 

Bag Cleaning Plant 

No  

- 

- 

 

Moisture Tester 

Yes 

3 

- 

Yes 

De-stoning Plant 

Yes 

1 

- 

Yes 

Metal Extractor 

Yes  

6 

- 

Yes 

 

Staffing 

Number of full time skilled workers 

137 

Number of full time labourers 

102 

 

Weighbridge 

Number  

2 

Capacity (mt) 

Length (m) 

Type 

Within Compound 

80 

22 

Electronic 

 

Building 

 

Length (m) 

Width (m) 

Height (m) 

Building – Wheat Mill 

- 

- 

- 

Building – Maize Mill 

- 

- 

- 

Walls 

Bounded wall  

Roof 

Good and large  

Floor 

Good and flat 

 

Conditions & Cleanliness 

   

Outside 

Inside 

Cracks in walls or roof (Yes / No) 

No 

No 

Signs of rodent activity (Yes / No) 

No 

  Yes  

Signs of birds entry (Yes / No) 

Yes  

No 

Damaged gutters/drains (Yes / No) 

Yes  

No 

Signs of moisture (Yes / No) 

Yes  

No 

Adjacent Vegetation (Yes / No) 

Yes  

No 

Cleanliness (Good / Poor) 

Good 

Good 

 

Pest Control 

Fumigation 

Yes    

Frequency 

3 months for wheat 

6 months for the mill 

Contracted 

(Yes / No) 

Yes 

Spraying  

Yes  

Frequency 

3 months 

Contracted 

(Yes / No) 

Yes  

Rodenticides  

Yes 

Frequency 

3 months 

Contracted 

(Yes / No) 

Yes 

Rodent Trapping 

No 

Frequency 

N/A 

Contracted 

(Yes / No) 

Yes 

 

Security  

Security (Good / Poor) 

Good (CCTV Camera) 

Compound (Fenced / Not Fenced) 

Fenced 

 

Access 

Distance from main town (km) 

7 

Travel time if not located in town (hours) 

10 minutes 

Road condition to Mill 

Good 

Road limitation (if any) 

Maximum Width and Max. Tonnage 

No limitation 

Rail connections (Yes / No) 

No 

 

Milling Capacity (mt) 

Commodities 

Daily Capacity (mt) 

Monthly Activity (mt) 

Wheat 

500 

10,500 

Maize 

NIL 

NIL 

 

Storage Capacity 

Storage in Metric Tonnes 

Wheat – Covered (mt) 

Flour – Covered (mt) 

Within the Compound 

27000 

1800 

Outside the Compound 

NIL 

NIL 

 

Capacity to Blend 

NIL 

 

Loading & Discharge Rates 

  • 1.04 US$/Mt for wheat 
  • 0.98 US$/Mt 

 

Transport Capacity at Mill 

  • Sub contracted 

Société Export Trading Group (ETG)

Company Name & Address 

Contact Names & Email 

Telephone & Fax 

Export Trading Group 

Route d'Akodesséwa, Rue Access Nord, Zone Industrielle du Port 01 BP 4888. Lomé - Togo

ETG Website 

 

Tel: +228 22 27 85 85 

      

Summary of Role and Services: Trading of commodities/fertilizers/Milling  

 

Facilities 

Parking area inside compound m² 

Not available info, but the area is quite sufficient. 

Drainage (Good / Fair / Poor / Non-Existent) 

N/A

Fire Fighting Equipment (Yes / No) 

Yes  

Number of Ventilators 

N/A 

Screened 

Electricity Load (KVA) 

350 KVA 

Backup Generator  (Yes / No / KVA) 

Yes  

30 KVA 

 

Milling Equipment 

Origin of Machinery 

Year of Mfg 

Year of Installation 

Condition 

 

 

2013 

Good 

 

Maintenance 

Duration (hours/week) 

48 

Type of maintenance 

Preventive 

 

Other Equipment or Machinery Installed 

Type of Equipment 

Yes/No 

Number 

Owned 

Comments 

Fortification Feeder 

No 

 

 

 

Bag Cleaning Plant 

Yes 

 

 

 

Moisture Tester 

Yes 

2 

 

 

De-stoning Plant 

Yes 

1 

 

 

Metal Extractor 

Yes  

2 

 

 

 

Staffing 

Number of full time skilled workers 

11 

Number of full time labourers 

8 

Weighbridge 

Number  

1 

Capacity (mt) 

Length (m) 

Type 

Within Compound 

100 

22 

Electronic 

 

Building 

 

Length (m) 

Width (m) 

Height (m) 

Building – Wheat Mill 

N/A 

N/A 

N/A 

Building – Maize Mill 

63 

21 

15 

Walls 

 

Roof 

 

Floor 

 

 

Conditions & Cleanliness 

   

Outside 

Inside 

Cracks in walls or roof (Yes / No) 

 

 

Signs of rodent activity (Yes / No) 

 

   

Signs of birds entry (Yes / No) 

Yes  

No 

Damaged gutters/drains (Yes / No) 

No  

No 

Signs of moisture (Yes / No) 

No 

No 

Adjacent Vegetation (Yes / No) 

Yes  

No 

Cleanliness (Good / Poor) 

Good 

Good 

 

Pest Control 

Fumigation 

Yes    

Frequency 

If sign of infestation 

Contracted (Yes / No) 

Yes 

Spraying  

Yes  

Frequency 

3 months 

Contracted (Yes / No) 

Yes  

Rodenticides  

Yes 

Frequency 

3 months 

Contracted (Yes / No) 

Yes 

Rodent Trapping 

No 

Frequency 

N/A 

Contracted (Yes / No) 

No 

 

Security  

Security (Good / Poor) 

Good (CCTV Camera 

Compound (Fenced / Not Fenced) 

Fenced 

Other Comments 

 

 

Access 

Distance from main town (km) 

15 

Travel time if not located in town (hours) 

15 minutes 

Road condition to Mill 

Good 

Road limitation (if any) 

Maximum Width and Max. Tonnage 

Yes 

Rail connections (Yes / No) 

No 

 

Milling Capacity (mt) 

Commodities 

Daily Capacity (mt) 

Monthly Activity (mt) 

Wheat 

NIL 

NIL 

Maize 

100 

3000 

 

Storage Capacity 

Storage in Metric Tonnes 

Wheat – Covered (mt) 

Flour – Covered (mt) 

Within the Compound 

NIL 

NIL 

Outside the Compound 

NIL 

NIL 

  

Capacity to Blend 

NIL 

 

Loading & Discharge Rates 

Not available 

 

Transport Capacity at Mill 

13 trucks of 40 mt capacity