EA Foods Ltd

Subsidy : October 2023

BIO has granted EUR 10.5 K of technical assistance to EA Foods, a Tanzanian food aggregator and distribution company.

Amount

€ 10,448.00

Type of investment

Subsidy

Beneficiary locations

Sub-Saharan Africa: Tanzania

Investment field

Enterprises

Activity

G46.31 Wholesale of fruit and vegetables

Organisation

EA Foods Ltd

Domicile

Tanzania

EA Foods Ltd (formerly known as East Africa Fruits or “EAF”) is a Tanzanian food aggregator and distribution company specialised in connecting smallholder farmers to the markets, using digital solutions. EAF has built a strong relationship with over 7,000 smallholder farmers in Tanzania and sources bananas, potatoes, onions, rice and beans from all over the country. The company also provides trainings and other additional services to farmers, and works closely with NGOs in the field.

Technical assistance

The technical assistance aims to formalise and improve EA Food's HR policies, practices and procedures, and their implementation towards Tanzanian national legislation and the requirements of IFC Performance Standard 2.

Expected impact

  • Compliance with the local legislation and IFC PS 2
  • A clear and comprehensive set of HR measures and tools consolidated in a whole HR management system
  • A safe, fair and controlled environment for the workers

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