Ayensu Starch Factory
Ayensu Starch Company Ltd. is a wholly owned Ghanaian company incorporated as a limited liability company under the Companies Act of Ghana, with its business headquarters located at Bawjiase in the Central Region.
The company produces native cassava starch (super High Grade) and supplies to various industries for finished product.
Commissioned in 2004, the company operates at full capacity of around 22,000 metric tonnes of cassava starch per annum.
The Project The project is being implemented as part of a major Agribusiness initiative under a Public – Private sector Partnership with the Government of Ghana owning 30% of the project which is designed to address the problem of poverty in rural communities.
The project involves the production of highgrade cassava starch (in native form) as an industrial and food product. This involves 3 major activities: • Cassava cultivation (i.e. production of fresh cassava);
• Processing of Cassava into Industrial Starch; and
• Export of Cassava Starch as an industrial and food product.