Go Africa Global Joins Stanford Seed and the Aspire Business Growth Program

Nairobi, Kenya – March 8, 2022

Go Africa Global endeavors to stay on the cutting edge of technology in the food commodities sales arena internationally.  To that end, our company co-founder and chairman, Dr. Samuel Jones, has seized the opportunity to participate in the African Management Institute’s incubator program, the Aspire Business Growth Program, sponsored by Stanford Seed of the Stanford Graduate School of Business. This Incubator is developed exclusively for Africa’s ambitious business owners and their senior leadership team.  It equips leaders with the core skills, tools, and strategies to grow their businesses, lead teams, and diversify revenue streams.  We are happy for this new development.

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Go Africa® B2B horticulture, fruit, & nut Global Offerings (Avocados, Mangoes, & Macadamia Nuts)

Go Africa,, fully supports sustainable, agriculture, and Food Security initiatives, in concert with our customers, and partners throughout the world.

We would like to provide an overview of our horticulture, fruit, and nut, Commodity products,, ( Mangoes, Avocados, Macadamia Nuts, and other fruits, and nuts, From Kenya, Tanzania, East, and South African regions.  in Kenya and East Africa via, our subsidiary, Indigenous Go Africa, (I-Go Africa),

In concert  with I-Go Africa, we facilitate local transactions for the United Arab Emirates and GCC countries via our subsidiary Go Africa ME, DMCC for a local presence.

For European Union Countries, I-Go Africa is Global GAP certified and can work with our Go Africa Subsidiaries as applicable.

In concert with I-Go Africa, we facilitate local transactions for the Asia, and China  via our subsidiary Go Africa PTE LTD.  for a local presence.

Mangoes

The main varieties of mangoes we can provide are,, Apple,, Kent, and NgoweGo,   Go Africa primarily focuses on exports of  Apple Mangoes, due to their sweet flavor and “melt in your mouth” characteristics  and a texture that is free of fiber.

We can also provide Mango Pulp and Dried Mangoes per request.

Packaging: Our packing size are 4kg corrugated boxes, made from virgin kraft line. The box is of the highest level of hygiene, and free of contaminants. A box contains 7-16 mangoes

Sea Freight: By sea, mangoes are transported in 20 or 40 ft containers,, containing 2,560 or 6000 cartons, depending on the size of the container. We also offer air freight.

Traceability:  Food Safety Standards are key to our processes,, and we ensure our products can be traced back to all of our suppliers, and farms. [sPause sec=2 ePause]

Avocados.

For Avocados: we can supply four varieties which are:  “Jumbo” or “ Kienyeji”, Green sweet, or Fuerte, Hass, and Pinkerton.

PACKAGING:  Avocados are packed in 4kg boxes (carton), with each box holding between 12 to 26 pieces  depending on fruit size. Alternative packing is done in 10kg boxes, or in the latest packaging in plastic crates.

Macadamia nuts

Go Africa, Provides Macadamia nuts, in the following Styles that comprise whole Nuts, Half nuts,, pieces, and chips:,, Style 0,, Style 1 Large, Style 1 Small, Style 4 Large, Style 4 Small, Style 5, and Style 6

Go Africa Macadamia Nuts are packaged  (Vacuum sealed foiled), 11.34kg / 25lbs boxes [

At Go Africa, we endeavor  to improve the countries and markets through sustainability and conservation initiatives.

At Go Africa, We collaborate with our inspection, Q&A, and compliance partners,, (Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), CCCIC, Global GAP, SGS, the USA FDA, and the USDA), to ensure the highest level of quality throughout the ordering, packaging, shipping and logistics processes.[

Go Africa has launched and implemented a comprehensive food health & safety program, ensuring  its suppliers  and partner facilities are in alignment with the USA foreign supplier verification program (FSVP) rules and processes, in concert with the USA, (Food safety Preventative controls Alliance).  Thus, our customers and partners can rest with assurance that all products exported meet established health and safety protocols for all products that are exported to the USA and Global Markets.

 

We also offer custom and private labeling, packing and packaging options to suit your requirements. contact us for more information.

We also work to increase efficiencies by leveraging technologies such as  E-logistics, and E-bill of Lading,  to provide timeliness and transparency to our customers and stakeholders in the ecosystem.

Let us know how Go Africa can assist your with your requirements for Mangoes, Avocados,, Macadamia Nuts,, and other fruits, and nuts,, or other commodities requirements.

Email us at quotes@goAfricaTrading.com or at, info@I-GoAfrica.com  or call us at +1646-838-1330,  or, +254-205148160

Press Release: Introducing Go Africa FSVP+

Press Release:

From: Dr. Samuel Jones, MD

 

Go Africa implements a comprehensive food health & safety program offering for its suppliers.

In concert with Go Africa Health LLC, Go Africa Global & Go Africa Trading LLC are proud to announce Go Africa FSVP+.

Introducing Go Africa FSVP+:

Go Africa FSVP+, leveraging aspects of the U.S. FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) & Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP), has began the rollout of a customized program adhering to the U.S. FDA & local country standards for the formal registration and certification of its suppliers in Africa and throughout the world.

 

The objective of the Go Africa FSVP+ initiative is to ensure our global customers get the highest quality of commodities, retail products, and related consumables that can be procured via the Go Africa value chain and ecosystem.

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Go Africa has adapted and applied numerous enhancements to the established FSVP standards to ensure increased transparency, compliance, and reporting from its suppliers.

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As part of the Go Africa FSVP+ program, each processed product by a foreign supplier will formally be assigned a FDA registration number.

 

Go Africa has begun the global rollout of Go Africa FSVP+ global to its growing network of suppliers.

For more information:

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Contact Dr. Samuel Jones, MD

Email: GA-FSVPPlus@goafricaglobal.com

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Special notice: the U.S. FDA FSVP is administered by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) in partnership with the Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH) at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI) & Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO).

 

 

Go Africa and Sustainability & Impact investments

So what does Go Africa do to provide direct assistance to the agricultural ecosystem?
Cooperative & Farmer reach

Topline Metrics: 
We touch over 6,000 Farmers and over 20 cooperatives in West Africa.
We have directly sponsored over 3 cooperatives

 

Training & Assistance 

We provide direct access to training and other materials for Cooperatives & Farmers
We provide access to crop data and metrics to improve yields
We promote direct payments to Farmers & cooperatives
On-site proactive & preventative care for all team members
On-site, Flexible and interactive training
Direct agricultural assistance with crop & yield management, best practices.
Micro loans & Credit financing (Team Members, Cooperatives, & Farmers).
Fertilizers
Farm equipment

We welcome Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju to the Go Africa Team!

We are pleased to welcome Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju to the Go Africa team.

Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju will serve as Advisory Board member, with a focus on the  Agricultural sphere (farming, processing and processing)  for Nigeria and global markets.

About Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju

Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju is an entrepreneur with a drive for Private Sector Development. He is into plantation farming, food processing and consultancy. He owns a number of medium-sized commercial farms in Ogun and Oyo State.

The company also owns the 2450 hectares San Jose (cashew & cassava farm) Nig Ltd and he is the initiator of the GreenHills Farmstead project (a project that supports and establishes over 1500 farm owners in Nigeria).

Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju is the co-founder of Onalar Farms. His quick adeptness was a product of dynamic and vast wealth of experience from Finance, Tech and agribusiness sectors.

Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju is the Managing Director /CEO of Dhabi Gari Energy, an oil servicing and trading firm

Go Africa & San Jose Farm Announce extended MOU & Partnership for Agricultural Innovation

We are pleased to announce an extended MOU and partnership between Go Africa Global and San Jose (cashew farms) Nigeria Ltd. this Collaborative partnership will allow us to bring current commodities and new and innovative products and solutions to the Nigerian and world Markets.

This partnership demonstrates the potential of full market collaboration for agricultural solutions for Africa and the world markets.

About San Jose Farms: 

San Jose (cashew farms) Nigeria Ltd is a family farm located in the beautiful town of Ihunbo, Oke Odan. Owode Local Government Area in Ogun State , South-west Nigeria.

It is an integrated cashew, cassava and soya beans farm established on over 3000 hectares of arable land.

San Jose (farms) Nigeria. Ltd has an outlook to develop the value chain of cash crops across Africa. We own and operate commercialized cashew, cassava and soya bean farms across Ogun State, Nigeria. Starting with its cashew plantation on 1000 acres, San Jose (cashew farms) has grown to become one of the largest cashew plantations in West Africa with an average of 39,000 fruiting trees. The farm has the capacity to expand its cashew plantation to 10,000 hectares.

San Jose (farms) is committed to being a consistent and reliable supplier of quality produce to its customers and this is done by:

 

1 Deploying the best farming practice

2 Using the best crop varieties

3 Optimizing our existing business through operational improvements and empowering our people (small scale farmers) to enhance returns.

4 Through deliberate and strategic partnerships

5 Enhancing customer relationship

About Go Africa Global: 

The Go Africa Brand equates to Experience, Quality, Knowledge, Awareness, Adventure. (EQKAA)

Each Go Africa product has a story that emphasizes our customer commitment to Fair Trade, High Quality (FTHQ) products sourced and produced in Africa. For B2B & B2C markets globally.

 

Go Africa is after the CURIOUS CONSCIOUS CONSUMER (CCC). This means customers who are willing to try new products and desire awareness and information about them which ultimately creates net new global demand for our products.

We Sell Go Africa branded products  in the USA on Amazon.com. Products launched between 2016 – 2018. (coffee, cashews, Chocolate covered cashews, peanuts, tiger nuts, and teas). We also provide Private label and white label products for retail and wholesale customers.

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For more information Contact Mr. Richard Iyasere,  646 838-1330  ext 847 senior Director for African Affairs & promotions Email: RIyasere@GoAfricaLLC.com

Go Africa Nigeria:

  • Mulliner Towers, 7th floor, 39 Alfred Rewane Road Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
    • Phone +234 014489282

Go Africa meeting with Bacanda producers & Cacao Cooperatives from Trade Mission to Abidjan Côte d’Ivoire from 09/06/2017 – 09/14/2017

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Summary report and assessment of Trade Mission to Abidjan Côte d’Ivoire from 09/06/2017 – 09/14/2017

The Go Africa team arrived prior to the official start of the Trade mission in order to meet and establish relationships with the various Cacao Cooperatives and farmers outside of Abidjan.

 

Overall the Go Africa Team regards the mission as highly successful. As such we are working toward the launch of Go Africa® Dark Chocolate Covered Cashews in the nationally U.S. sometime in the early November timeframe (see attached draft document).

 

From 09/06 – 09/10/2017 we met with the following Individuals and Cacao Cooperatives

  • Bacanda producers and cooperatives 09/08 – 09/10/2017
  • Guy M’Bengue, CEO, APEX-CI
  • Sadiku Adjao, sadiku@unfpa.org United Nations Population fund

 

As a result of meetings with the various cooperatives, Go Africa pledged and delivered and investment of 500.00 USD on 09/11/2017 toward the Bacanda Farmers.

 

We will continue to work toward the following initiatives over an evolving timeframe:

  • Partnership agreement with the Bacanda cooperative
  • Securing the Exporter license and the structure involved in making such an arrangement work
  • Support for health & education for the cooperatives and producers which would be included in the partnership agreement (we are looking to time this in the Jan/Feb 2018 timeframe)

From 09/11 – 09/14 we met with the following individuals and entities as part of the official trade mission

 

  • Severin Kassarate, consultant, African Development bank
  • Gerard Amangoua, Deputy CEO, APEX CI
  • Glady Anoh, Strategic partnership Manager, APEX-CI
  • Kaldji Fadiga PhD, General Manager of International Trade, Ministry of Commerce & promotion.

 

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