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Get started in small-scale food manufacturing

Fixtrade, a South Africa-based producer of stainless steel equipment, is offering entrepreneurs in Africa the opportunity to start their own small-scale food manufacturing businesses.

Entrepreneurs can produce their own yogurt using Fixtrade's state-of-the-art equipment.

Entrepreneurs can produce their own yogurt with Fixtrade's state-of-the-art equipment.

Fixtrade has developed a range of small food production “factories” that will enable entrepreneurs to get started right away.

Fixtrade manufactures all the equipment needed for the following businesses:

  • Dairy (milk, cheese, yogurt)
  • Dairy feed
  • Poultry
  • Ice lollies
  • Pop corn
  • Still/flavoured bottled water
  • Juice
  • Corn snacks (Nik Naks)
  • Archar
  • Bakery

The company has been involved with the establishment of various successful businesses across the continent. “In Botswana we’ve supplied a yogurt and sour milk factory; in Zambia a company bought our equipment to produce milk, sour milk and a bit of cheese; and we were also involved with two large dairies for the King of Swaziland. In addition we’ve also supplied a number of projects in Zimbabwe and Mozambique,” says Anton Gilfillan, managing director of Fixtrade.

Fixtrade manufactures 80% of its equipment at its facility in South Africa. Finished product ingredients and inputs are also available from South Africa. All equipment can be exported anywhere in the continent.

Entrepreneurs will also be provided with assistance in the various aspects of establishing a business, including:

  • Planning of business
  • Business plan
  • Equipment
  • Training
  • Packaging
  • Marketing strategies

Contact details
For more information about Fixtrade’s products, or to request a quote, contact Anton Gilfillan at:

Email: [email protected]


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  • Christian Chileshe

    I am conducting research for a UN Agency on small-scale agri-processing that can be located near rural producers in Southern Africa. I would appreciate information on the level of response you have received and level of penetration for such equipment. Thanks Christian

  • htwe

    I would like to open yougurt processing mini shop,pls teach me

  • Please send me regular updates,if possible.I am an entrepreneur and in need of opportunities to be successful.Your site is highly commendable.
    Thank you

  • john anthony

    please I will love to learn how to make dairy products and snacks. I will also like to buy the machinery required to produce them from your company. thankzs john


    sIR, we are a company based in Cameroon and we wish to establish a small drinking yogourt plan in Douala (production of 500 liters per day).
    Which equipment can you advice to us, and what are the prices.

    Hope to hear from you soon.
    Very relying upon you.

    Best regards.

    Thibaud Kenmognie

  • Gift Itamba

    Am a Zambian youth who wants to start food stuffs business such us soft drinks ,juices and many more please contact me and provide with the much need information and all the requirements

  • I am interested in the yoghurt processing mini batch equipment.please i need the prices thank you

  • Steve Cope

    I am looking to produce deinking yogurt for resale. About 200l batches. Please advise.

  • najai osemo

    im interested in either starting yoghurt processing or a small bakery. please give me the prices of the equipments

  • livuka nsemwa

    am interested in starting a small scale bakery please send me your catalogue for necessary bakery equipments and prices.from Tanzania

  • David Tong

    I’m interested on Archar and Niknaks Machinery that produces 250 kg per hour. kindly give me a quote and your contact no. including the address. I’m based in South Africa and we really need this transaction to go urgently. We also need a quote for biscuits manufacturing .

  • Margie

    I am interested in the yoghurt processing mini batch equipment.please i need the prices. am in Uganda(Kampala)
    Thank you

  • David Mufambi

    I need a naks processing line(250kg/hr)and a potato (crisps) processing line 250kg/hr. Give me a quote including freight to Harare Zimbabwe.send pictures of each

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