Well-paid executive quits job, buys Unilever juice brand, and starts own business
In 2014 Bernard Njoroge quit his US$10,000-a-month job to reintroduce into the Kenyan market a juice brand, called Tree Top, that had been off the shelves for nearly two decades.
How this Rwandan potato crisps company wants to compete against Lay's
Pascal Murasira is co-founder and managing partner of Hollanda FairFoods, a Rwanda-based food-processing company that manufactures potato crisps under the brand name Winnaz.
Former Citi banker sees opportunities in agribusiness financing
Founded three years ago, Kenya-based Umati Capital provides working capital to traders, processors, farmers and cooperatives in the agribusiness value chain.
CFAM Technologies: Maize/soy snack and porridge business opportunity
Large lower income groups in South Africa have the unfulfilled need for a food product that is very affordable but still highly nutritious and long lasting to support child development and adults in need of nutritious food.
Agrifeed Systems: Equipment for cost-effective animal feed production
South African-based Agrifeed Systems manufactures a full range of tested and proven feed processing systems that make the manufacturing of animal feed both labour saving and cost effective.
Agricon: How the pelletising of livestock feeds can save
(and make) you money
South African-based Agricon Pelleting is a worldwide supplier of pelletising machinery and feed handling equipment for agri-processing and factories.
Water & Irrigation
Flexipump: An irrigation pump designed for the developing world
The Flexipump is an incredibly simple water pump designed primarily for small scale farmers to better irrigate their crops.
Aqua King: Water enhancing solutions for agriculture and food industries
Aqua King specialises in the sanitation of water and has treatment systems that have proven themselves over a wide variety of different applications in the agricultural and food industries.
Jooste: Quality borehole cylinders and pumps for Africa
Jooste developed a borehole pump using a cylinder that delivered more water while using less power compared to the old brass cylinders.
Nkoko Chicken Houses – a business opportunity to raise and sell poultry
Kiki Agri's unique brand of chicken-houses, The Nkoko Chicken Houses, are available in three varieties.
Company / Technology Focus
Agri Shalom: Creative livestock handling solutions
Agri Shalom – situated in Bloemfontein, South Africa – manufactures high-quality livestock handling equipment to provide the farming community with the most effective solutions.
Power Plastics industrial covers and liners
With Southern Africa still in the grips of one of its driest spells in decades, the need to adopt water-smart agricultural practices has become critical.
Lemco: Specialised steel fabrication for any shape and size
LEMCO Holdings Pty (Ltd), a South African-based company specialising in all forms of structural steel, is able to produce customised designs according to their clientss specific requirements.
Mechanisation / Equipment
Imperial Isuzu Truck Centre: Setting benchmarks, and saving you time and money
Imperial Isuzu Truck Centre continues to set several benchmarks when it comes to sales and aftersales efficiency amongst Isuzu Truck dealers.
New Trend Manufacturing: trailers designed for ease of use and built to last
New Trend Manufacturing strive for the best and will never sell something that they are not prepared to buy themselves.
Piket Implements: Economy grain planter for the progressive African farmer!
The Piket Economy No Till Maize Planter is designed for planting crops on smaller farms making use of tractor traction.
Forestry not for those seeking a quick buck
Africa's untapped agribusiness potential is currently a big topic. However, one area within the sector that doesn't receive as much attention is commercial forestry.
Timbery: Start a profitable sawmilling business
The recently launched Timbery M100 sawmill makes it even easier to start a profitable sawmilling business cutting timber for construction or resale purposes.
H&S: Learn how cost-savvy American farmers make a better feed for better animals
The H∓S 170 Grinder-Mixer (GM-170) offers the convenience, dependability and smoothness of hydraulically operated feed making on your farm.
Top quality breeding material for profitable livestock projects in Africa
The Veterinary Import Export Authority (VIEA) solves all issues relating to the global import or export of live animals and products of animal origin.
Afrivet: Africa's animal health specialists
When Dr Peter Oberem founded Afrivet Business Management in 2000 his vision was to create an animal health company that would provide for the unique needs of southern African farmers and animal owners.
John Deere: New US-built 5M tractor range unveiled
Farmers in South Africa recently managed to get a sneak preview of the new John Deere 5M series tractors.
John Deere – unlocking Africa's mechanisation potential
Africa is today a core market for John Deere with focused ambitions to unlock mechanisation potential in sub-Sahara Africa.
Find the right candidate for the job – Agricultural Placements knows African agribusiness
South African-based agency Agricultural Placements specialises in finding and placing the right personnel for agricultural, agro-processing and other agribusiness companies and projects in Africa.
Two excellent publications for stakeholders in the livestock and food industries
Stockfarm and Farmlink are aimed at stakeholders in Africa's livestock and food industries.
Get smart with Agri4Africa DVDs and books
Agri4Africa has partnered with Kejafa Knowledge Works to make a number of practical resources available to African farmers, entrepreneurs, business people and other interested parties.