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Please note that the registration for the matchmaking is closed. You can still register for the seminar and meet the Ghanaian companies during the lunch and/or the drinks. 

NABC and FME will be welcoming an incoming Multi- Sectoral delegation from Ghana between 8-13 of February. 

We will be hosting 23 delegates from various sectors looking to purchase products, materials, equipment and looking to gain sector knowledge. They are looking for professionalisation and extending their market share. In addition, they are willing to find out what their possibilities are with regards to attract financing and investments. Moreover, during field-visits to fairs and companies they will increase their knowledge of Dutch sectors. 

Sectors:
Company profiles from the Agri-Food delegates can be found on the "factsheet" tab.

  • Construction
    • Civil contruction companies, importers of building materials and project developers.
  • Agri-food
    • Producers and processors of a variety of different agrculture and horticulture products (vegetables, fruits, meet, honey, oils) and producers of farming equipment.
  • Garments
    • Designers and producers of West-African clothing.

Please register via FME via the following LINK in case you are interested in meeting with the construction and/or garments delegates. Register via this website if you are interested in meeting the Agri-Food delegates.

Company profiles from the Agri-Food delegates can be found on the "factsheet" tab.

Click here for the promotional flyer

10.00-12.30 Seminar

  • Presentation ‘GhanaVeg Business Opportunities Report’ by Wageningen UR
  • Presentation ‘Doing business in/with Ghana’: FDI, local distribution, import/export
  • Experience-story of Dutch company active in Ghana
  • Experience-story from Ghanaian company

12.30-13.30 Networking-lunch

13.30-15.00 Optional: Matchmaking with the Ghanaian horti-culture companies

15.00-16.30 Drinks

13.30- 18.00 Free entrance Tuinbouw relatie-dagen

 

Programme

The delegation will be hosted for 4 days. Do not hesitate to contact us if you are interested in meeting the delegation during the 'Tuinbouw Relatiedagen', 'De Week van de Bouw' ( both on the 10th) or during a company visit on the 11th of February.

Programme Tuesday 10 February:

10.00-12.30 Seminar

  • Presentation ‘GhanaVeg Business Opportunities Report’ by Wageningen UR
  • Presentation ‘Doing business in/with Ghana’: FDI, local distribution, import/export
  • Experience-story of Mr. Jan Arie Nugteren, Coordinator West & Central Afrika, East West Seed
  • Experience-story from Ghanaian company

12.30-13.30 Networking-lunch

13.30-15.00 Optional: Matchmaking with the Ghanaian horti-culture companies

15.00-16.30 Drinks

13.30- 18.00 Free entrance Tuinbouw Relatiedagen

Practical information

Practical information & Costs: 

Dates: 10 February, 2015, 10.00-15.00
Location: Gorinchem, the Netherlands
Sectors: Agrifood

Participation fee:

  • NABC-members: None
  • Non NABC members: None

* Please note: entrance to the Tuinbouw Relatiedagen and the networking luch are included.

Contact persons within NABC:

Marlou Rijk (marlou.rijk@nabc.nl) & Heleen Keijer (heleen.keijer@nabc.nl)

Please register via FME via the following LINK in case you are interested in meeting with the construction and/or garments delegates. Register via this website if you are interested in meeting the Agri-Food delegates.

Factsheet

Company Information

Please register via FME via the following LINK in case you are interested in meeting with the construction and/or garments delegates. Register via this website if you are interested in meeting the Agri-Food delegates.

Afgro Ghana Limited is a young organization with a lot of vision in changing the face of agriculture from the traditional way of small scale farming to mechanize farming in Ghana and Africa. Our primary objective is to supply machinery to farmers at a moderate and a flexible re-payment plan. This will serve as a motivation to move agriculture from small scale to large scale in Ghana. Our major objective is to bring new technology from the international and well developed countries to Ghana, we will do this by:

1. Bringing on board companies that manufacture agriculture machinery and equipment being it;
A. Crop farming machine and equipment
B. fish farming machine and equipment
C. animal faming machine and equipment
Who are willing to invest and promote their machines and equipments in Ghana.

2. Indulging the services of agriculture officers to train the local farmers on the best farm management practices.

The core business of Afrgo Ghana limited is providing agri solutions to the local farmers;
1. Sales of tractor, spare parts and other agricultural equipment;
2. Land preparation and management;
3. Sales of agro chemicals;
4. Agri supply;
5. Food processing;
6. Import and export

Alpha Samuelson Enterprise is registered as a business entity in 2000 to undertake an integrated farming venture which involves beekeeping as its main focus and other auxiliary activities like vegetable production that includes sunflower and moringa cultivation as well as rabbit and goat and sheep rearing.The objective of Alpha Samuelson Enterprise is to provide the highest and qualitative honey acceptable to middle and high class of consumers and customers across countries and continents.

Our aim and expectation of participating in the Ghana Dutch Trade Mission are:
1. Build on international exposure in chosen agricultural field especially beekeeping.
2. Acquire modern technology in beekeeping in particular and food industry in general.
3. Negotiate for beekeeping equipment and machinery to enhance production.
4. Explore available markets in Netherlands in particular and the European Union as a whole.
5. Associate with The Netherlands Expertise Centre for Tropical Apicultural Resources (NECTAR) from which we hope to gain a lot from.

During the trade mission we will like to meet with farmers, especially beekeepers/apiculturists, business owners who have supermarkets/outlets for groceries for our honey. And most important we want to meet with potential clients from the hospitality and catering industries.

Kenaiacoconuts is a start-up that aims to become one of the foremost producers of cocofibre and peat in Ghana. Its main objective is to turn waste products derived from coconut harvest to value added products. By identifying the opportunity of processing coconut husk, Kenaiacoconuts creates sustainable management of environmental waste, a win-win situation for all stakeholders by providing employment and thus income to the locals in the area. 

Kenaiacoconuts deals in the production of the following items:
1. Coconut Fibre;
2. Coconut Peat;
3. Activated Carbon from Coconut Shells.

We believe that our passion for directly improving the livelihood of the locals by helping them completely utilize their the coconut produce set us apart from our local competition. With regards to our international competition our operations are well placed to service European and American clients because of our proximity to their base of operations. Due to recent developments in the locality we will also supply high quality residential solutions.

We would like during the trade mission to meet with horticultural businesses, geotextile manufacturers, Construction companies and companies using carbon activation technologies.We would like to activate partnership agreements, with those companies who will be willing to include us in their supply-chain process as a peat and fibre source.

Maer Asirbat farms is a young Ghanaian Vegetable company with and affiliation in Bangladesh with the aim of:
1. Exporting a well improved Nutritious Asian Traditional and Non-Traditional Vegetables to European Market specially Netherland.
2. Controlling and preserved the Nutritional Values of our vegetables;
3. Encouraging the young Generation to participate in Vegetable farming;
4. Extend Training facility to the Generation who are interested in Vegetables farming without a cost.

 Maer Asirbat farms provide the following product and Services
- Provides a highly Nutritious Asian Vegetables;
- Provides a vacuum packed Asian Vegetable;
- Training and Coaching the Young Generation without a fee;
- Provides advisory Services to the Young farmers who are into business.

What makes Maer Asirbat more unique is applying of motivated technology into vegetable farming in Ghana improving the yield and also conservation of the Nutrient Content of our Vegetables is hygienic manner. 

We will like to meet with vegetable farmers who will give us technical support from Europe especially Netherlands. Also traders in vegetable farming in Netherland for our highly Nutritious Asian Vegetables.

Srighan Farms.The Company was incorporated on 8th August 2002 with an initial capital of 55,000 US dollars and is currently operating with 99,532.00 US dollar as its capital. It started with five workers.The Srighan Farms (GH)  Limited Company boost now about fifty workers and also is working with over 1400 outgrowers around the country

What the company does:
Exporters of fresh fruits, vegetables and Yams. Initialy the company exported about three containers a week (4 tons) of vegetables by air with a produc
e from its farms and a fourty footer container of yams by sea by hard working and dedication the company is now exporting twenty pallets of vegetables (40 tons) a week by air and four footer container of yams by sea and air with a transfer of over thousand of dollars.

Strategy: 
Vision statement: to become the best export of frehs fruits, vegetables and yams in the next ten years and also to expand the business to able to employ more workers in other to solve part of the unemploymnet problems in the country.

Mission statement:
the company is currently operating in a rented warehouse it mission is to get new ware houes on it own(work started).good customer service is applied in all areas level of performance is rising compared to the previouse years.

Business goals & objectives:
1. to acquire a new warehouse/farm land;
2. to create empoyment;
3. to maximize profit;
4. to create economic growth for the country;
5. to be the best exporter in country.

Business strategy: 
The company is planing a diverstification, but it will depend on economic status of vegetables export in the near future. 

Business concepts:
a. business concept: exports;
b. products: fruits, vegetables and yams;
c. business model: the company is current operating the centralised model due to its high level of supervission.

Management & ownership:
a. ownership structure: sole proprietership;
b. business & leadership skills: the business is soleproprietorship hence decision making and leadearship skills depend on the owner of the business.

Surma Farms is a young Ghanaian Vegetable company with and affiliation in Bangladesh with the aim of 
1. Exporting a well improved Nutritious Asian Traditional and Non-Traditional Vegetables to European Market specially Netherland.
2. Controlling and preserved the Nutritional Values of our vegetables 
3. Encouraging the young Generation to participate in Vegetable farming 
4. Extend Training facility to the Generation who are interested in Vegetables farming without a cost. 

Surma farms provide the following product and Services
- Provides a highly Nutritious Asian Vegetables
- Provides a vacuum packed Asian Vegetable
- Training and Coaching the Young

Generation without a fee
- Provides advisory Services to the Young farmers who are into business.

What makes Surma farms more unique is applying of motivated technology into vegetable farming in Ghana improving the yield and also conservation of the Nutrient Content of our Vegetables is hygienic manner.

We will like to meet with vegetable farmers who will give us technical support from Europe especially Netherlands. Also traders in vegetable farming in Netherland for our highly Nutritious Asian Vegetables.

Whytebage International Ltd is a fruits and vegetables producer, exporting and importing company incorporated in 2005 with the office located in Tema in the Greater Accra Region. The company has its own shop and supplies supermarkets such as Shoprite/Freshmark chain of shops in Accra, Newrest First Catering Ltd, Masco Foods Ltd (KFC), Hotels, Catering Companies and also conducts house-to-house supplies to households in Accra and is currently exploring avenues in the mining communities in the Western and Ashanti regions of Ghana. Whytebage sources vegetables from the company’s own farms, a network of smallholder farmers for both the local and export markets and also imports from Holland.  

‘Whytebage’ aims at providing a complete solution to the 
supply of fruits and vegetables in Ghana and beyond. Fresh fruits and vegetables are very special produce; they are the only commodity that stays alive till they are consumed and therefore require a great deal of specialized care and attention from the farm to the table.

Local Produce of International Standard:
There has been a growing concern about the sources of vegetables lately; with regards to inappropriate application of agrochemicals. This is where Whytebage comes in; with great expertise and experience in the supply chain (from production to table). Whytebage Int. Ltd is positioned to produce, source and supply all year round. Our uniqueness is because of our passion for the fruits and vegetable industry in Ghana.

During the trade mission I would like to meet with Exporters and Importers of fruits and vegetables, F&V processing with packaging equipment – The reason for this, is to cater for the needs of busy customers ready to cook product. Looking into the future of the Agribusiness in Ghana.

Tacks Farms LTD (TFL) was established in 1985 to produce, process, and market fresh horticultural products for domestic (Ghana), regional (Africa) and international destinations mainly to Europe and North America. The Company has a network of farmer groups to market their products to the destinations listed above. The long term objective is for TFL is to put in place a full value chain set-up to harness its production for export quality. TFL has had the experience of growing high value crops like fresh kitchen herbs, sweet potato and packaged vegetables like baby corn which are shipped to Europe and Switzerland.  

TFL is a limited liability company registered under the Companies Code, 1963 (Act 179) with registration certificate No.24455 dated May 23, 1984 and authorized to conduct farming and export activities. The shareholders and directors of the Company are S.N. Tackie and Mrs. Gloria Tackie. Mr. Tackie has pioneered the production and export of vegetables and fruits in the country, attended many seminars and courses in this field both in theory and practice and has been attached to farms in Kenya, Gambia, UK, Switzerland, France, and Italy. The company’s operations are located at Old Akrade, Kpalime Duga and Anfoeta with a total land area of 600 ha producing such exotic fruits including mango, pineapples and papaya. The Company has valid Globalgap certificate. 

TFL would like to partner Dutch companies to produce and market mango, vegetables and kitchen herbs to packers for the supermarket chains.

  • Farming & exports; fresh mango, fresh kitchen herbs, fresh vegetables, chilli, aubergines, okra and beans.
  • Reason to participate in the mission: to get in contact with packers for the supermarkets and relaunch export business in another dimension.
  • Looking to meet: supermarkets, wholesalers, catering companies, cruise companies and hotel chains.
B-Bovid Limited 
Activities: Agriculture, aquaculture, agro processing, agro-eco-tourism, animal husbandry.

Reason to participate in the mission: making contacts for potential partnership or investment.

Looking to meet with: 
• Manufacturers of agriculture machines;
• Vegetable cleaning and packaging machines;
• Vegetable refrigerators and vans;
• Slaughter house technologies;
• General agriculture inputs.
Volta Veg is looking to:
• Gain business partners in the relevant sectors;
• Find quality seed suppliers;
• Meet with vegetable production companies;
• Find out more about new technology;
• Promotion companies and how to promote my products.

Lubok Farms activities:
• Palm oil;
• Palm Kernel oil;
• Palm Kennel cake;
• Maize and vegetables.

Is looking to meet with: 
• Investors;
• Marketing;
• Equipment for agricultural processing;
• Partnerships.
Manufacturers (end users) of palm products (kernel oil/ shells, suppliers of oil extraction machines).

Sunshine Organics. Click here for extended profile 

Current cusomers:

  • Fresh organic produce processing companies
  • Fresh produce marketing companies 
  • Cold Storage companies
  • Packaging companies 
  • Suppliers of Organic Inputs
  • Suppliers of organic seeds
  • Dealers in compost turners

From the mission we seek to gain:

  • Knowledge and new technology in the processing of organic tropical fruits and vegetables
  • Additional contacts in the areas/sectors stated above in the Netherlands.
  • Have business discussions with the companies described above.

Description of the commercial contacts we are looking for: 

  • Fresh organic produce processing companies
  • Fresh produce marketing companies 
  • Cold Storage companies
  • Packaging companies 
  • Suppliers of Organic Inputs
  • Suppliers of organic seeds
  • Dealers in compost turners
Shaaba Group of Companies

The company started in 1984 as sole proprietorship but has now evolved into a group of companies in 2010. The GROUP has since its inception graduated into one of the leading concerns in Ghana and the West African Sub-Region, employing about 321 people at present. The building construction unit has over 20 years’ experience in individuals and government contracts. We are poised for a niche in the growing real estate market in Ghana. We are also certified by the Ministry of Roads & Transport to undertake road works (Class A3) and to construct culverts and bridges (Class B3).

We currently import from different countries including but not limited to: 

  • Turkey
  • Dubai
  • India

We are looking for partnerships in: 

  • Construction finishing products
  • Tiles
  • Sanitary wares
  • Roofing materials

What sets us apart from the competition is the type and quality of products that we provide for our clients. We provide the best value for money and a niche in serving the best of our clients’ imaginations.

We would be delighted to meet with partners who have a range of building and construction products that are suitable for the West African market.

Contact: Seth Adjei - Baah Chairman

 

 

 

Trade mission details

Incoming multi-sectoral mission Ghana 8-13 Februari '15
From February 08, 2015
Till February 13, 2015
MultiSector
Incoming
Gorinchem, Netherlands
heleen.keijer@nabc.nl
070- 304 36 18