Grain Farms Company Investment Opportunity in Mazabuka, Zambia

Commercial livestock and cropping seeking investment to expand into free-range egg production and blueberry cultivation.
This Business is on a Premium Plan
Established 10-20 year(s)
Employees 10 - 50
Legal Entity Private Limited Company
Reported Sales USD 400 - 500 thousand
Run Rate Sales USD 420 thousand
EBITDA Margin Operating at loss
Industries Grain Farms + 1 more
Locations  Mazabuka
Local Time 9:28 PM Africa / Lusaka
Listed By Business Owner / Director
Status Active
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USD 11 million for 50.0% stake (Native Currency: USD 11,000,000)
Reason: We need this investment for operating capital for the expansion of free-range chicken layers and bro... View More
Includes physical assets worth USD 3 million
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Business Overview

- We are a mixed crop-livestock farming business based in Mazabuka.

- Have a 1,050 hectares farm in which around 300 hectares is used for cultivation of maize, groundnut seed, and winter wheat.

- We deal in commercial livestock rearing and have 200 cows and 100 sheep.

- We sell our harvests and livestock in the nearby market. We have a large clientele for our livestock sales.

- Revenue split: 80% of our revenue is from crop farming and 20% is from livestock sales.

- Have good soils and a farm that is relatively close to the market, good infrastructure, and a well-rounded management team.

- We are moving towards organic farming practices using microbes, wood vinegar, biogas by-products for liquid fertilizer. There is room for growth on this farm, particularly for chicken farming and blueberry cultivation.

- Have long-standing seed crop off-take and 12 years of seed crop experience.

- Currently, we are operating at a loss due to droughts in the last two years and the demand for livestock has also stagnated due to the pandemic. The pandemic has also resulted in the fall of Zambian Kwacha's value.

- Business owned assets include the farm, shed, and equipment.

Products & Services Overview

- Groundnut seed production, winter wheat, commercial maize, soya beans, and rhodes grass.

- Cattle and cattle feedlot, sheep.

Assets Overview

1,050 ha farmland, 4 tractors, 2 combiners, 2 planters, and 1 truck.

Facilities Overview

Own 1,050 hectares farm with 300 ha of cropping. Have sheds (1,478sq mt), farmhouse 324 sq mt, and additional accommodation of 147sq mt.

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