FOOD PROCESSING, THE NEW EL DORADO FOR AFRICAN MANUFACTURERS?
Unlike many manufactured products, processed food products meet essential daily requirements. As the population is booming in Africa, the food processing industry is a business experiencing constant growth. Alongside this, the advent of marketing along with mass consumption by a relatively young population, plus the westernisation of African citizenswith increased purchasing power has literally led to an explosion in demand for food products.
Despite economic and health crises or other macro-economic problems, food is a primary need, which means that food processing enjoys guaranteed growth prospects.