START YOUR OWN DRIED TOMATO MANUFACTURING BUSINESS IN AFRICA
Start dried tomato manufacturing in Africa, to replace the imported, mass-produced brands, is now possible with the collaboration of experts in the field of food processing: UK-based Africa Processing.
Africa Processing provide Starter Kits for anyone willing to start manufacturing tomato based products in Africa. Our Starter Kits consist in detailed quotations specifying the cost and technical characteristics of the necessary equipment for the implementation of your project as well as a description of the manufacturing process.
As part of our Starter Kit for the manufacture of dried tomatoes, we also send you the contact details of the machine manufacturers, so you can buy the equipment directly from them without any intermediation cost. You will also receive two documents that will help you draft your regional market study and business plans and that can be presented to raise funds with banks and local administrations.
DRIED TOMATO MANUFACTURING IN AFRICA - THE OPPORTUNITY
The consumption of tomatoes has become universal and nowadays occupies the second place in the world after potatoes. Dried tomatoes are found more and more in cooking recipes, due to their ease of storage and nutritional value. The seasonality and ignorance of its conservation and processing techniques, especially in developing countries, cause great damage and loss in the production of tomatoes.
This situation is not to the taste of producers or consumers who benefit less from its flavour throughout the year. To address this issue, the Italians began to dry their tomatoes in the sun on the clay tiles and roofs of their houses in order to preserve them.
Used as an ingredient in several preparations, the dried tomato is of interest to a large number of international markets. After drying, the product is stored in dry and generally dark rooms, at a temperature below 10 °C. Sun-dried or dehydrated tomatoes are sold in plastic, cardboard and glass jars. Dried tomatoes are a product intended both for local markets and for export to high-consumption countries such as Italy, the United States, Germany, France, etc...
DRIED TOMATO MANUFACTURING IN AFRICA - OUR STARTER KIT
As part of our Starter Kit for this project, we are providing you with the following information:
- The detailed quotation for the production line with the contact details for the manufacturers,
- The manufacturing process for dried tomato,
- The total electricity and water consumption,
- Contact details of suppliers for the packaging