GUTS Agro Industry

GUTS Agro Industry is an ISO 222000 certified food processing company in Ethiopia, producing a range of goods from cereals to table salt and baby food. We buy maize and soybeans from small-holder farmers, offering fair prices and a substantial advance payment to help farmers meet harvest and delivery costs.

Fundraising

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Idea

We have an elevator pitch. We are already working in <abbr title="Base of the Pyramid">BoP</abbr> markets and want to improve our current offering.
We have an elevator pitch. We are already working in BoP markets and want to improve our current offering.

GUTS Agro Industry PLC is a Nutritious food processing Company founded in 2005 by two Ethiopian entrepreneurs. It's head office is situated in Addis Ababa, and the manufacturing facilities of the company are located at industrial zones of Bishoftu town and Hawassa city which are about 45 km and 260 km away from Addis Ababa respectively. The company has currently 92 permanent employees and 30 employees on contract basis.

Team

Our founder has the business savvy and persistence to turn ideas into a company. We can build the product. Given the time and money, we can deliver on our promises.
Our founder has the business savvy and persistence to turn ideas into a company. We can build the product. Given the time and money, we can deliver on our promises.

The company has currently 92 permanent employees and 30 employees on contract basis.


Product

We have a working product or service.
We have a working product or service.

Operational, targeting the Ethiopian market.

Revenue

We already have revenue from paying customers.
We already have revenue from paying customers.

Direct sales of food products to stores, both supermarkets and local foods shops.


Inclusiveness

We involve low-income groups as consumers. We involve low-income groups as producers. We involve low-income groups as employees.

The company buys maize and soybeans from small-holder farmers, offering fair prices and a substantial advance payment to help farmers meet harvest and delivery costs.

We involve low-income groups as consumers. We involve low-income groups as producers. We involve low-income groups as employees.

We want to involve 20,000 smallholder farmers and purchase 9,000 tons of maize and soybeans between 2015 and 2017.

  1. Idea and Stage

  2. Team and Organization

  3. Market and Marketing

  4. Finance

  5. Impact

  6. Investment

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