The export of goods to Africa has a long tradition in Germany. HUBBE Handelsgesellschaft is a family-owned company based in Hamburg, and is one of the oldest export companies in Germany. Founded in 1840, the company has specialized in foreign trade with African countries at an early stage. The company's head office is Hamburg. We have been active in East Africa for more than half a century. In West Africa, we have been operating in Gambia (Banjul) and Senegal (Dakar) for almost 40 years, serving the entire West African market. With our branch office in Malawi (Blantyre), we have been supplying South East Africa for more than 40 years.

One Stop Shop.
In times of rapidly changing markets, reliability, know-how on the ground and flexibility are success factors –for suppliers and customers. We are in constant exchange with the market players and optimize our performance portfolio accordingly.

We have started trading raw materials and industrial chemicals from Asia and Europe. We now have a large network of reliable and specialized suppliers and partners who value our professionalism and focus.

Several years ago, we expanded our portfolio with technical equipment, machinery and spare parts. In addition to high-quality raw materials, we can also supply our customers with the technical equipment and spare parts for a wide range of production areas.

We have become the most competent partner for the African market for our customers and suppliers. With a team of experienced, committed employees, all oft hem are specialists in the field of trading goods, we enter new markets and explore businesses opportunities.


Our physical presence in our core markets and our detailed product knowledge are key to profitable relationships.

Africa is our focus. We know about people, markets and opportunities. We specialize in foreign trade with African countries and have long-standing intensive trade relations, especially in the regions and countries in East, Southeast and West Africa. We know about the special market requirements, have profund knowledge on specific local contracting issues and have excellent contacts on site.
We are the link between the manufacturer and the customer – not only in Africa. With our know-how and expertise in general export, we do business througout the world.

Our diversified product range includes raw materials and technology.

Raw Materials

We have many years of experience procuring raw materials from Western and Eastern Europe as well as Asia. We supply the manufacturing trade on the African continent with selected raw materials. We not only supply, but also advise our customers about production possibilities and accompany the process from consultation to the business offer up until the delivery.


We offer comprehensive consulting services within the fileld of technical equipment. As partners, we analyze the technical requirements and determine the equipment, spare parts etc. required.
Our product range covers all machines, vehicles and spare parts required for the operation and maintenance of a plant.


Our customers are engaged in various industries:

  • Soap and detergent manufacturers
  • Plastic industry
  • Steel processing industry
  • Chemical industry
  • Packaging industry



We are available for you in Hamburg and at our branches - in person and competent. Please contact us directly. Mr. Michael Hubbe or Mr. Kai Hubbe are looking forward to your request.

Send us an e-mail, call us or fill in the contact form. We will get back to you soon.

Tel.:     +49 40 32 32 13 0
Mail:    info(at)

Handelsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
Poststraße 14/16 (Streit’s Hof)
20354 Hamburg / Germany

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