About Us

AMP Meats was founded in 2003 as Associated Meat Packers, and is a joint venture business with Colcom Holdings Limited, Zimbabwe


Texas Meats

Launched in 2007, Texas Meats aims to deliver quality meat at the best prices. The ever-expanding retail chain gives the widest variety of grades and value meat products in Zimbabwe.

Texas Chicken

Founded in 2012, Texas chicken is exclusive to chicken products and thrives on distributing the cheapest chicken throughout the country. The brand is committed to launching more stores across the country.

Amp Meats

AMP Meats has invested in placing Texas Meats and Texas Chicken outlets throughout the country to deliver quality meat in either vacuum-packed family portions, or in bulk quantities.


Dating back nearly 70 years, Colcom boasts a reputation for quality, offering a wide range of delicious, hygienically prepared processed pork products.




Lester Jones

Chief Executive, AMP Meats

Lester Jones studied in the United Kingdom and holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in International Agribusiness Management. Since his return to Zimbabwe in 2001, Lester has held senior management, and executive, positions in several public-listed companies, including CFI Holdings, Pioneer Corporation Africa, and Colcom Holdings.

Lester has been the Chief Executive of AMP Meats since 2007, whose portfolio also encompasses the growing retail businesses Texas Meats and Texas Chicken. Lester has twice been the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce Businessman of the Year nominee (2013 & 2014).

Constantine 'Dino' Tumazos

Chief Executive, Colcom Holdings

Mr Tumazos joined Colcom as the new Finance Director in January 2013, taking on the role of Chief Operating Officer a year later. Dino holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Graduate Diploma in Accounting, from the University of Cape Town. He served his articles of clerkship with Deloitte in Harare, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (Zimbabwe) in 1991. Dino left Deloitte in 1996 to join a property development company, and in 1998 he joined the Innscor Group as their Group Finance Manager. In 2004 he took on the role of Group Treasurer, and maintained this post until he joined Colcom.


Jeffrey Grundy

General Manager, AMP Meats

Jeffrey Grundy has extensive experience in the FMCG sector and joined AMP in 2013, in the Texas Meats Division as the Retail Operations Manager. He has grown that division from 6 retail shops to 21 retail shops to date and counting. Before being promoted to AMP General Manager in 2021.

Under his leadership, we have won the Confederation of Zimbabwe  Retailers Awards, Butchery of the year award 2 consecutive years in a row. He has also been nominated for the prestigious top 100 leaders in Retail Value Chain Business leaders, by the Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers.

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