Tag: tomato puree

Burkina Faso: Processing to limit losses

AgribusinessTV April 4, 2023 2160 No Comments


Jocelyne SOMÉ used to process tomato into puree for her own consumption. Over time, she realised that she was producing a lot, and decided to sell it to people who wanted it. She was then trained to improve the quality of her products and create her own brand. Today, despite her difficult start, she isRead More

Burkina Faso: Tomato puree that changes lives

AgribusinessTV March 8, 2018 4393 No Comments


At Donsin, a village situated some 30 km from Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso, rural women are on the way to conquer the tomato puree market. The women’s group “Neerwaya” of Donsin exists since the 1990’s. At the time, their main activity was to dry tomato and other leafy vegetables. While it was<

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