Dwangwa Estate is an operating division of Illovo Sugar Malawi plc which is situated in the mid-central region of Nkhotakota, it annually produces approximately 120 000 tons of sugar. The Estate mainly comprises of cane fields, a sugar factory and refinery as it focuses on cane growing operations and manufacturing downstream products. The estate produces both brown and refined sugar.


The estate was originally established in the late 1970s under the Lornho Sugar Cooperation. In 1997, Illovo Sugar Limited acquired Lornho Sugar Cooperation, thus bringing forth Dwangwa Sugar Cooperation under Illovo Sugar Malawi Limited.