Tag: processing

Burkina Faso: Sweets enthusiast

AgribusinessTV April 23, 2024 1279 No Comments

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Aminata Kontiebo set up her own business, “Tasty Gourmandises”, after the company she worked for closed down. Her company offers a wide range of confectionery made mainly from local products, such as peanut caramel, toasted grated coconut, biscuits, “teedo” (baobab fruit biscuit) and toffee. Self-taught

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Burkina Faso : Mechanising peanut processing

AgribusinessTV March 26, 2024 1393 No Comments

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Sylvain CONGO is a born entrepreneur. From selling water to running a fast food restaurant, he now runs a peanut production and processing business. He has understood that the processing of peanuts is not linked to gender. So he made it his business. His company, “Arapiko”, offers a wide range of peanut-bas

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Burkina Faso: The strength to bounce back

AgribusinessTV March 19, 2024 1411 No Comments

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Formerly a project coordinator in an NGO, Yvette OUÉDRAOGO’s adventure in Lebanon turned into a nightmare. Her life has not been easy. However, she was able to learn from her many misadventures. Returning home after three years in exile, she launched her own agri-food business, Ligne de Vie. The company speciali

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Burkina Faso: He succeeds through poultry farming

AgribusinessTV January 16, 2024 587 No Comments

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Blaise ZONGO left his job to venture into poultry production. To establish a marketing channel for the chickens he produces, he initiated a grill house with a specialty in garlic-grilled chicken. Presently, his grilled chicken is highly acclaimed by customers, and he is pleased with the progress achieved. He shared his

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Burkina Faso: From accounting to selling chicken and fish

AgribusinessTV December 31, 2023 1599 No Comments

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“Timi Multi Services” is a company that offers pre-plucked chickens, as well as fish and seafood for consumption. The founder, Korotimi SANON/ZOANGA, decided to set up the business because she noticed that as the festive season approached, people were spending hours in the markets and yaars to buy chicken.

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Burkina Faso : Chasing unemployment with porridge

AgribusinessTV December 22, 2023 1507 No Comments

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Latifatou SAWADOGO holds a degree in transport and logistics. When she graduated, she was struggling to find a job, and it was during her search for jobs that the idea of setting up her own business was born. Set up in 2019, “Ma bouillie préférée” transforms cereals into porridge and couscous for infants

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Burkina Faso: Doctor and biscuit producer

AgribusinessTV December 15, 2023 1456 No Comments

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Eliézer YALGUIA, founder of “SIWIÉ INDUSTRY”, is a young medical student with a passion for pastry-making. After his A-levels, he went to his uncle’s restaurant to manage the internet connection, where he became interested in pastry-making. Today, he processes local produce into biscuits called R

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Burkina Faso: From banking to selling juice

AgribusinessTV October 24, 2023 1747 No Comments

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Nadine KARA holds a Masters degree in Corporate Communications. She had a career in the banking sector before taking a two-year leave of absence to become an entrepreneur. With the support of her husband, she founded “Kamadine”, a company specialising in the production and distribution of local juices such

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Burkina Faso: From communicator to dairy processor

AgribusinessTV October 4, 2023 1661 No Comments

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After graduating with a degree in Communications, Leïla GARIKO didn’t wait for a job to start working. She took it upon herself to devote herself to the development of the family business, “Fromagerie Gariko”, which specialises in the processing and marketing of natural fresh milk. As soon as she arr

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Burkina Faso: Doctorate in Pharmacy and producer of “gapal”

AgribusinessTV August 22, 2023 1550 No Comments

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Adama DICKO is a doctoral student in Pharmacy and founder of the company “Gapal La Merveille”. She specialises in the production and marketing of “gapal”, a traditional dish made from yoghurt and millet. Adama DICKO learned to prepare gapal within the family. With financial support from her fath

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