Insights from the 2nd ‘Made in Germany’ Africa Expo and Conference in Addis Ababa

From March 14 to March 16, 2024, the 2nd Made in Germany – Africa expo and conference was held at the Skylight Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The purpose of the event was to provide a platform for private sectors and multinational institutions to exchange knowledge and build networks. Participants included organizations such as the […]

Bringing Disney to Ethiopian Kids: A Milestone in Local Production

A new line of Disney-branded children’s t-shirts has been introduced in Ethiopia by E U BESTSALER TRADING PLC (Beconnected Industrial), a textile printing and labeling factory in Ethiopia. This is a significant milestone for the Ethiopian garment sector and brings a touch of Disney magic to children’s clothing. These t-shirts, designed in Europe, are of […]

Desta PLC was showcased at Texworld Apparel Sourcing Paris

Desta PLC, a family-owned garment manufacturer based in Ethiopia, participated in the Texworld Apparel Sourcing Paris show at the beginning of this month. We showcased our high-quality products at the exhibition, which was visited by more than 8,000 industry professionals from across the globe. We were one of the 1,300 exhibitors present at the event. […]

Desta PLC at Source Fashion UK for the First Time

In the heart of London, at Olympia, Desta PLC participated in Source Fashion UK for the first time. Source Fashion London was a place where the international fashion supply chain converged to showcase sustainability and ethical sourcing. Desta PLC, an ethical garment manufacturer from Ethiopia, was among the exhibitors at this event. We presented our […]


Desta PLC, an ethical garment manufacturer based in Ethiopia, is excited to extend a warm invitation for you to join us at the highly anticipated African Sourcing and Fashion Week (ASFW) From November 3rd to 6th, 2023 in Congress Center, Skylight Hotel, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. ASFW holds the respected title of being Africa’s largest […]

Desta PLC: Two Upcoming Shows in Milano and Paris

Desta PLC is an ethical garment manufacturer in Ethiopia. We’re always looking for opportunities to showcase our products and meet our customers. We’re excited to announce that we’re attending two upcoming trade shows in Milano (visitor) and Paris (Exhibitor) in 2023! Desta PLC is dedicated to providing quality products and services that meet the needs […]

ASFW 2022: DESTA PLC’s Perspective

ASFW 2022: DESTA PLC’s Perspective Desta PLC is a family-owned, high-quality, ethical garments manufacturer exhibited at the African Sourcing and Fashion Week (ASFW) 2022 for the 8th time at the beginning of this month in Skylight Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. ASFW is the premier event for the textile, fashion, and technology industries in Africa. This […]

Desta PLC Looking Back at 2020 from the Viewpoint of Compliance

To assure its social, environmental and management system compliance, Desta has been inspected by different independent international auditing organizations and has been certified accordingly: Quality Management System: In 2020 for the first time, Desta was certified ISO 1900:2015. Desta upgraded from OEKO-TEX 100 standard to STeP by OEKO-TEX. It makes Desta the only company in […]

What it’s like to Work at DESTA: An Interview with a Line Supervisor

One of our goals at DESTA is to be transparent and to always push our employees to be best they can be. We recently sat down with Kedijah, a line supervisor at our factory in Butajira. Kedijah started out as a line operator when our Butajira Expansion Project started production two years ago, and has […]

Responsible Business Practices during COVID-19

Even though, this world’s health crisis has a big impact on the apparel manufacturing sector, our company, Desta PLC, continues the production, withstanding the problem. Although the coronavirus pandemic has not yet had a significant impact on our work force, the management team, together with the health and safety committee, is working hard to curb […]