Internship Communications & B2B Marketing

2021-07-23T08:32:54+00:00July 23rd, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

We are looking for an intern Communications & B2B Marketing, interested in international trade, development and sustainability. Who we are “Local income generation and sustainable sourcing by linking natural ingredients producers to the market” ProFound is a consultancy. From its beginnings as a pioneer in natural ingredients trade promotion in 1990, ProFound has grown into a team of experts in developing sustainable value chains for natural ingredients for food, cosmetics and health. ProFound assists entrepreneurs in emerging markets in the natural ingredients sector. We help to capture economic opportunities from production to market entry. We aim for local development [Read more]

Linking Ethiopian Gums and Resins to international markets

2021-06-10T09:35:51+00:00May 11th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  For the last ten months, ProFound’s experts together with a local Ethiopian team have been working on establishing sustainable Gums and Resins supply chains in Ethiopia and linking them to international markets. As the project is coming to an end we want to share with you some of our main achievements and learnings. Strengthening Drought Resilience in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lowlands of Ethiopia (SDR-ASAL) Ethiopia's rural areas face enormous environmental and socio-economic challenges that put the livelihoods of small farmers and pastoralists at risk (Humboldt Universität Zu Berlin, 2017). These environmental pressures have become evident through the [Read more]

Flour producers at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021

2021-02-08T19:54:13+00:00February 8th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

  Flour producers at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021 This year, ProFound will be presenting two flour producers at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021. Read the article below to know more about Fluta Non from São Tomé and Príncipe and Green Acres from Ghana. Fluta Non About Fluta Non Fluta Non is a social enterprise committed to the enhancement of agroforestry in São Tomé and Príncipe by supporting the production and processing of the products into dehydrated flours. Fluta Non “Our fruit” (in Forro, local language), processes many products into flour, including banana (4 varieties), bread fruit, jackfruit, [Read more]

Black and White Pepper at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021

2021-02-08T20:04:44+00:00February 8th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |

  Black and White Pepper at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021 This year, ProFound will be presenting Black and White Pepper at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021. Read the article below to know more about CEPIBA and their pepper from São Tomé and Príncipe. CEPIBA Pepper has been cultivated in São Tomé and Príncipe for a long time. The islands have an agroecological setting that has always favored the cultivation of pepper and vanilla. As agriculture was dominated by cocoa and coffee, pepper was not promoted until recently. It is now grown in small plots as a cash [Read more]

Meet Baobab Products Mozambique at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021

2021-02-08T20:07:53+00:00February 8th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

  Meet Baobab Products Mozambique at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021 This year, ProFound will be presenting Baobab Products Mozambique at the Organic Africa Pavilion 20211. Read the article below to know more about the company and their baobab fruit powder. Baobab Products Mozambique (BPM) About Baobab Products Mozambique (BPM) Baobab Products Mozambique was set up by Eco-MICAIA Ltd, a social enterprise working to create market opportunities for smallholders and primary producers.  BPM was established in 2015 to provide women baobab collectors with a better, fairer market for their fruit. In the last five years, BPM has grown to [Read more]

Sesame seeds at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021

2021-02-08T20:10:46+00:00February 8th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

  Sesame seeds at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021 This year, the Organic Africa Pavilion at BioFach eSpecial will be presenting Elpis Distribution International and their sesame seeds. Read the article below to know more about these sesame seeds at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021. Elpis Distribution International About Elpis Distribution International Elpis Distribution International is a Burkina Faso company specialised in the country's traditional and processed products. It works with several women associations both in Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast. The vision of the company is to contribute to the development of the country by offering healthy products, with [Read more]

Medicinals herbs at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021

2021-02-08T19:43:47+00:00February 8th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

  Medicinals herbs at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021 Once again, ProFound will be presenting medicinals herbs at the Organic Africa Pavilion. This year, the Organic Africa Pavilion at BioFach eSpecial will be presenting Afrigetics and their Pelargonium Sidoides products. Read the article below to know more about  this company of medicinal herbs at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021. Afrigetics About Afrigetics Afrigetics is a company rooted in African ethnopharmacology. They are experts in traditional medicinal knowledge and maintain strong ties with local plant users. They are leaders in sustainable harvesting and diligent partners with rural harvesters that [Read more]

Meet the Pineapple exporters at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021

2021-02-08T19:39:29+00:00February 5th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

  Meet the Pineapple exporters at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021 The Organic Africa Pavilion at BioFach eSpecial will introduce two exhibitors specialised in pineapples from Togo. Solaris a fresh pineapples exporter and PROCAT a project supporting Alliance Bio and their dried pineapples rings and chunks. Read the article below to meet the pineapple exporters at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021. Solaris About Solaris Solaris was born as an initiative to response to the extreme poverty that prevails among the rural population of Haho prefecture in Togo. Unfortunately, 90% of the Hoha population, small farmers who despite producing thousands [Read more]

Meet the Shea butter exporters at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021

2021-02-04T11:03:10+00:00February 1st, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

  Meet the Shea butter exporters at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021 The Organic Africa Pavilion at BioFach eSpecial will introduce two exhibitors specialised in shea butter. Read the article below to meet the shea butter exporters at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021. Agriland About Agriland Agriland is a family business that started its operations in 1998 in Côte d'Ivoire. The company started by growing plants on its own plantations and quickly evolved into the production of essential oils from ginger, turmeric and vetiver. About Agriland products A few years ago, Agriland diversified its activities into the manufacture of [Read more]

Organic Africa Pavilion at BioFach eSpecial 2021

2021-02-04T11:41:00+00:00January 24th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Organic Africa Pavilion at BioFach eSpecial 2021 The countdown for the Organic Africa Pavilion at BioFach eSpecial 2021 has officially started! Organic Africa Digital Pavilion at BioFach eSpecial 2021Countdown The meeting place for African exporters and BioFach visitors Every year, African exhibitors find new business opportunities with buyers, agents and partners at the Organic Africa Pavilion at BioFach. We conect high quality African organic suppliers with international markets. This year, Europe's largest organic fair will be held digitally and we will also join it with a digital Organic Africa Pavilion. Read this article to find out what the Organic [Read more]