Wheeling Fruits: Drying fruit instead of tossing it


Wheeling Fruits by Miyonga Fresh Greens is a mobile food processing unit that allows to dry surplus and “ugly” fruits in order to make them durable and transportable and thus save costs and waste. This mobile unit can be fitted onto a trailer and move between farming areas.

The venture builds upon the business model that the produce is sold to customers abroad, for example in the European Union. A model where the mobile processing unit is rented to farmers is also an option. 

Wheeling Fruits has secured a total of 207.000€ investments from the Kenya Climate Innovation Center and the Research Triangle Institute, among others. The venture just opened its first aggregation site where they provide a drying unit and a solar miller to farmers. Three more aggregation sites will be opened soon, and trainings for farmers on ‘Good Global Farming Practices’ are being developed.

 

Developed in lot 2 // Challenge: How might we solve the food waste problem in Kenya?

Team: Miyonga Fresh Greens, Manuyoo

Further information:
Video "Miyonga Fresh Greens – Wheeling Fruit Project - Nairobi"
Article "Working Hand-in-Hand to support Kenyan Farmers' Climate Resilience"

Get the product here: Superfood - Manuyoo - Onlineshop

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