PHARMAKINA SAThe World’s Leading Quinine Producer


Supplying quality Quinine Salt (API) and Finished Pharmaceuticals Products (FPP) to the global marketplace

Quinine was first isolated in 1820 from the bark of the Cinchona tree. Extracts from the bark has been used to treat malaria since at least 1632. It is on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines, the most important medications needed in a basic health system.

Established in 1962, PHARMAKINA has grown into the world’s principle producer of Quninine. We are a fully-fledged manufacturer of this essential ingredient.


From Plant to Pill


Located in Bukavu, DR Congo, PHARMAKINA is the world’s principle producer and exporter of quality Quinine Salts to the global pharmaceutical and food & beverage industry…/

Our Pharmaceuticals


PHARMAKINA specialise in the production of Quinine Salt as APIs for global export and FPPs to meet demands for the treatment of malaria within the DRC and its neighboring countries…/

Regional & Export Markets


As the world’s principal producer, 40% of our Quinine output is exported as API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient) to pharmaceutical and intermediary products food industries all over the world…/