Welcome to SACOMA Global sweet potatoes website. For innovation and healthy sweet potato snack and food products made from 100% sweet potato grown by small holder farmers in Kenya and Africa.
Sweet potatoes are a good source of vitamin A, B, C and D and of potassium, dietary fibre, and phosphorus. Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) leaves provide a dietary source of vitamins and minerals. Sweet potato contains iron, magnesium and potassium. Sweet potato is naturally sweet-tasting and the natural sugar is slowly released into the bloodstream, helping to ensure a balanced and regular source of energy. Sweet potato is a powerful antioxidants that help ward off cancer and protect against the effects of aging.
Can you imagine sweet potato crisps suffused with seafood curry, lime and coconut or thyme and chilli? Or if you have a sweet tooth, how about some energy-packed sweet potato breakfast bars, combining exotic mango and passion fruit, or chocolate and chilli…? This is just a small sample of snacks developed by University of Greenwich, NRI students as part of their Master’s degree programmes 2016.
We aim to provide our customers with healthy sweet potato snacks and food products, Innovation and social-economic impact are key drivers of this business model. It is about making a difference and better solutions, new approaches, changing processes and ways of delivering ethical products and services. It’s a route to exploring novel ideas and methods for customer experience, social impact investment and impact to delivering business innovation to support development in Africa whilst bringing to the international consumer’s experience of new food products that also assisting farmer, communities and agri-food enterprises to trade internationally. You can see more about us on www.sacomauk.com
The Director of SACOMA, Perez Ochieng is award winner in Entrepreneurship & Innovation and was selected as Top Most Talented Entrepreneur in Africa selected by HRH The Duke of York KG, HE Olusegun Obasanjo and Mr Aliko Dangote (Africa’s most successful Entrepreneur) in their African Entrepreneurship Programme (AEP)2015, designed to develop the African private sector and stimulate innovation and technology throughout the continent