The Seychelles Trading Company (STC) was created in March 2008 and is fully owned by the Government, however not dependent on the Government Budget.
STC is one of the fastest growing FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) Company and is currently the major importer and wholesaler in the Seychelles, trading in branded and non-branded products from reputable international sources.
Since its creation in 2008, STC has been engaging in various commercial operations and currently it specializes in Wholesale services, Retail (recent additions of new product ranges including healthy foods as well as introduction of house hold items), Construction Materials, Distributions, Duty Free & Gift Shop and Light Manufacturing (value added activities namely the tea and coffee factory, toilet paper and kitchen towel production and bakery).
We are a more resilient company and we balance the affordability, commercial and strategic obligations as part of Seychelles food and nutrition solution.
Ensure the availability of essential commodities on time, in full and at affordable prices
Ensure a strategic stock of essential commodities as part of the food security solution.
Facilitate the route to market for local producers in the agriculture sector.
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Seychelles Trading Company (STC) acknowledges the dedication of the STC Board of Directors. STC leaders are passionate advocates of the STC vision and mission to achieve STC strategic goals.
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We are privileged to be a part of such noble causes that help make a difference in society.
Our passion for the community has prompted our calling to reach out to the needs of our people through various sponsorships and donations each year.
The company continues to find ways how it can contribute to serve and give back to our Seychellois people.
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The Seychelles Trading Company (STC) was awarded for the first time ever with a prestigious award in the 2016 SCCI Business Awards!
The STC Hypermarket, amongst several other companies, was nominated and awarded with the ‘Best retail services’ award for the 2nd time in the 2018 SCCI Business Awards.
Crowned for the second time in 2 years, the award highlights STC’s unwavering commitment to quality, value and setting the standard to exceed shopper’s expectations.
This award is dedicated primarily to all STC’s valued customers, STC staff, its shareholders and all its business partners thanking them for their support and for trusting and believing in STC.
STC was also nominated in 2016 for the best wholesale services.
STC Imports Department is always looking for new and innovative food and non-food products and has done tremendous progress in giving the Seychellois people a wide range of products at affordable prices. It continues to do so by negotiating good rates to maintain high competitiveness whilst ensuring a steady supply of quality goods and new products on the local market.
Supported by several years of experience and a strong network of professionals, STC offers to its customers a comprehensive product ranges from various kinds of meat, fruits and vegetables, dry goods and non-food items and continues to improve on its sourcing approaches for more affordable products to benefit the whole population of Seychelles (year-round supply of good quality basic commodities at a reasonable cost).
STC is looking for potential suppliers or producers from all over the world, who are willing to build mutually beneficial partnership with us. We are importing from different countries around the globe, including Africa, Europe, USA, China and other Asian countries, India, Sri Lanka, New Zealand and UAE. We are diversifying the suppliers with the aim of obtaining a diverse quality of goods at affordable prices and ensuring the availability of most goods at all time.
The imports department is composed of purchasing officers, buyers and product managers who are specialized in each sector (perishable and dry goods). This leads to more accurate sourcing in terms of cost and quality.