Investments Opportunities

Selling dryers for agriculture

Opportunity Description: Selling in-demand dryers for agriculture for small-scale drying of produce
PRODUCT: Drying machines
Sector: Renewable Energy, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Processing
Market: Fruit and vegetable farms
Initial Investment Required: Less than 150,000 EGP, mainly working capital
Details Available:
Market Potential: Sold to Farmers in Luxor/Qena, rest of Upper Egypt/the Red Sea and in the Delta. Competing products include Sun drying.
Supply: Bought from equipment and components suppliers in the Delta and the Red Sea. The required inputs include Material and components.
Process: Mechanical design -> manufacturing -> assembly
Human Resources: Manual labor, Technical labor, Engineers
Financial: CAPEX is less than 150,000 EGP, mainly working capital.
OPEX is between 150,000 and 500,000 EGP, mainly salaries and maintenance.
Risk: Upscaling production organically is slow and needs subsequent capital investment
IMPACT: Environmental impact: CO2 emission reduction and decrease of produce waste.
Social impact: Provides a tool for farmers to increase revenue streams.