SACOMA Global Foods Innovation

Sacoma Global Foods Innovation

Supporting farmers’ groups and cooperatives and building their capacity. 

SACOMA Global is a company promoting exportation and access to market for Kenya and African unique agriculture process into UK/EU and other international markets, catalysing entrepreneurship in rural communities. Sacoma has led the innovation and entry of the Kenya sweet potatoes commercialisation into new markets, adding value and using agriculture innovation and entrepreneurship to respond to skill challenges and technology needs for African farmers. Sacoma supports farmers’ groups and cooperatives and helps build their capacity to produce all year round, conform to internationally recognised food and safety standards such as Global GAP, HACCP; assuring customers of quality, traceability, reliability and service.

Recently, Sacoma was the winner of the World Food Innovation Awards at the International Food Event Exhibition (IFE) London Excel for Best Social Responsibility Initiative for the Sacoma Kenyan sweet potatoes innovative healthy products made from 100% sweet potato grown by small holder farmers in Kenya and Africa. The World Food Innovation Awards really showcase the best of the best in the global food and beverage industry, from a wide range of companies all over the world, both large and small and the SACOMA Team were very proud to be a winner of this Award. “We are fascinated by the real level of innovation that is shown in products all over the world. We are now focused to see new flavours, new concepts, all the way to clever packaging and successes in environmental responsibility for our sweet potato products,” said SACOMA CEO Perez Ochieng.

SACOMA is now focused on launching, processing/manufacturing and specialising in premium label of sweet potato snacks and confectionery packaged to suit the different needs of customers (to include Retail, Food Service and Food Manufacturing sectors). ‘We are innovation-led and have ambitious plans for growth, with a number of exciting opportunities in the pipeline, supplying sweet potatoes and sweet potato products into major multiple retailers in the UK, EU and globally,’ said Sam Ochieng, SACOMA Director of Programmes.

Partnering with UK’s world class innovative food technologies to prepare, process, manufacture in the UK, SACOMA Global Foods is a UK company that is innovation-led; focused on developing healthy sweet potato Products that push the industry’s technological abilities forward in terms of consumer preference and the technological challenges driven by creativity, entrepreneurship, new business models for global trade and positive environmental and social impacts. To find out more visit the below links.

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4 thoughts on “SACOMA Global Foods Innovation

  1. When are you coming back to Kenya? looking forward for doing business with us.

  2. I am delighted to see produce direct from our farmers in Homabay and Webuye and elsewhere in Rural Kenya on sale in Europe. and people queuing for it…… Amazing. You Sacoma, have done this country proud. I am involved in potatoes both Irish and sweet potato though in a small way and in value addition on coconut.
    I would like to fit I to your supply chain on both fresh potato and potatoes flour. and many more from our current operations.

  3. Do you also deal in hot chillies like african bird’s eye and cayenne? I grow them in kisii. They are very good.

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