Ten Senses Africa collaborates with Pamoja Farms to ramp up macadamia sourcing in Tanzania

TANZANIA – Ten Senses Africa, producer and exporter of organic and fair-trade macadamia and cashew nuts from Kenya has received backing from Pamoja Farms to expand its macadamia sourcing in East Africa mostly from Tanzania. The partnership according to Ten Senses comes with a significant financial injection and increased management capacity in the company. Pamoja Farms, a Swiss based operating group is set to bring onboard a lot of expertise on both management of tree seedlings nurseries and orchards, and in agronomy having been a player in the Macadamia value…

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Ten Senses to construct nut processing facility under Kenya-EU project

KENYA – Ten Senses Fair Company is set to construct a new cashew nut processing factory in Kilifi, coast region of Kenya under the recently unveiled European Union funding in the country’s agro-processing sector. The factory will have an annual capacity of 10,000 metric tonnes. It is part of the US$2.4 million (Sh240 million) cashew nuts and sesame value-addition project that the European Union is funding in collaboration with Visegrad Group covering Slovakia, Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic. The project – implemented by Ten Senses Fair Company – also…

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Dutch fund DOB Equity acquires stake in Kenyan macadamia and agro-firm

KENYA – DOB Equity, the Dutch, family-owned and private equity fund has acquired an unknown stake in Kenyan based agro-processing company Ten Senses Africa for an undisclosed sum. According to a Business Daily report, the impact fund will help in the company’s expansion of its processing capacity as well as in financing and launch of new products in the market. For DOB Equity, the deal will enable it tap into the macadamia nuts market which is rapidly growing. The deal enables the private equity fund further invest in macadamia industry,…

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