Sierra Leon fruit beverage maker Capitol Foods receives US$1m backing for expansion

SIERRA LEON – Leading beverage manufacturer in Sierra Leon, Capitol Foods Ltd has received US$1 million debt financing from two Dutch impact investors, Cordaid Investment Management and Triodos-Hivos Fund. The funding according to Triodos Investment is aimed to finance Capitol’s expansion of fruit processing capacity to meet the growing demand, by facilitating the purchase and installation of 3-tonnes-per-hour fruit processing plant. The debt facility will also enable the company to provide greater market access for thousands of fruit farmers in Sierra Leone. “This loan created an immediate relief to both…

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