Tag: spices

Burkina Faso: Young producer of soumbala

AgribusinessTV September 26, 2023 477 No Comments

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With a degree in Marketing and Business Management, Oubratou SAKANDÉ embarked on her entrepreneurial journey in 2017. Her company, “Oubratou”, specialises in the production and marketing of soumbala, a spice made from néré seeds and widely used in Burkina Faso cuisine. It offers products such as soumbala

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Benin: Processing to reduce post-harvest losses

AgribusinessTV April 23, 2019 3104 No Comments

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In Kpomassè, 60 km from Cotonou, Euphrasie DASSOUNDO has set up a processing unit for vegetables. She wants to reduce post-harvest losses. Euphrasie started her company with 30,000 FCFA in 2013, and her main activity was to process tomato into paste. Her first challenge was to get people to accept the product which wa

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Mali: Maya, to save time in the kitchen

AgribusinessTV October 9, 2018 3863 No Comments

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Seynabou DIENG TRAORE has a degree in communication. Through her company, “Maya Agroalimentaire”, she offers various marinades and organic spices ready to serve. When Seynabou came back to Mali in 2015, she noticed that other working women were consuming of lot of imported products. Local products were available bu

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Kenza Market, a display of “Made in Cameroon”

AgribusinessTV June 5, 2018 4813 No Comments

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Gaëlle KENFACK is a telecommunications engineer. After spending almost 10 years in Germany, she returned to Cameroon and created Kenza Market which distributes local agricultural products. The idea of Kenza Market came from Gaëlle’s experience in Germany. She wanted to bring the concept to Cameroon to valorise loca

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