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People To Watch - The Africa Report

Felicia TwumasiThe entrepreneur has come a long way from her humble business beginnings when she set up Homefoods in 1995. Working from home, she first exported 100 cartons of palm oil in 1997, then shipped her first 20ft container in 2008.

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Ernst & Young Awards

Felicia Twumasi receiving the Ernst & Young AwardIn November 2014, the CEO of Homefoods was nominated as Finalist at Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, West Africa. The award ceremony was held in EKO Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria.

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Stanford African Business Forum 2015

Homefoods @ Stanford Felicia Twumasi, CEO of Homefoods, was one of the panelist on the Food Products and Cost Section for Entrepreneurship and Investment: Building and Scaling Businesses Across Africa.

 

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A visit from our Netherlands Customers

A visit from our Netherlands Customers (Asia Express) to our Accra Office.

Ghana: Growing from a small palm oil exporter into a sizeable food business

Felicia Twumasi established Homefoods in 1995. The idea for a business had been brewing since she was at convent school. Initially, the company focused exclusively on the export of red palm oil, securing substantial market share through a partner in the UK under the Blue Bay label, but today it also produces a range spices and seasonings, sauces and local Ghanaian favourites such as gari. Jeanette Clark spoke to Felicia about putting a supply chain in place, export vs local markets and the grind to grow the company’s customer base.

International Food & Beverages Quality Award

On 30th January, 2017, Homefoods Processing & Cannery Limited was recognized as part of The Global Trade Leaders ́ Club at The International Food & Beverage Quality Awards, which was held in Madrid, Spain. The CEO of Homefoods, Ms Felicia Twumasi received the award on behalf of the company. The award scheme was created to distinguish and stimulate companies belonging to the Food and Beverage sector worldwide.