NCP Distillers ( Zimbabwe) Pvt. Ltd. is a joint venture between Hippo Valley Estates Ltd. and Astra Chemical Pvt. Ltd. – the managing partner of the Joint Venture. It is the only potable ethanol plant in Zimbabwe and has the capacity to supply all of Zimbabwe’s potable ethanol and substantial export volumes to neighbouring countries. The main product is a neutral potable ethanol with minimum 96% ethanol content. Product is supplied in bulk tankers directly from the distillery and smaller quantities and drummed product is made available through Astra Chemical marketing in Harare. In addition to the alcohol beverage sector the product is also used in industrial applications in the pharmaceutical and tobacco industries.