5 BUSINESS IDEAS IN AGRICULTURE FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS (PART 4)
Do you know that Agricultural businesses are the most lucrative businesses in the world? Apart from the low-cost of start up and running the business, agricultural businesses turn out a huge profit of up to 100%. With the increase in unemployment, young people are now embracing agriculture which was erstwhile considered a dirty business reserved only for the poor.
Agricultural businesses can be started with little or no training. You do not need a special degree to start though you may need to spend some time learning about the intricacies of the business. So without wasting your time, this article will highlight in details, some lucrative business ideas and opportunities you can engage in in towns or villages rather than remaining unemployed.
• Bee Keeping and Honey Production
Honey is manufactured in one of the world’s most efficient factories, the Beehive. Bees may travel as far as 55,000 miles and visit more than two million flowers to gather enough nectar to make just a pound of honey. You can sell your honey to high net-worth individual, busy executives who prefer to take pure honey than sugar. There are some honey dealers who are ready to give out their honey at a ridiculously low prices, all you need to do is to package it for the local or international market.
• Plantain Chips Production
After removing skin, unripe fruit can be sliced (1 or 2 mm thick) and fried in boiling oil, to produce chips. Plantain Chips’ if they are made of green plantains that taste starchy like potato chips. Just make sure you put your label, the more you produce, the more money you make, because majority of Ghanaians love plantain chips.
• Custard Manufacturing
In Africa, almost every ethnic group makes a different variety of food out of corn. It is very easy to produce custards. You can package it in sachets. It is very easy to market also, particularly in big towns and cities where people are used to modern life.
• Local drinks or Dry Gin Production
A lot of people who come from the rural areas come to the city and still love to take local drinks, if well packaged, and accessible, you can start making money by selling to some beer palour, or can be supplied to some companies that uses this product as one of their raw materials
• Basket and Broom Production
Baskets are used for packaging agricultural product such as okro, onion, tomatoes, pepper, onions, oranges etc. Since baskets are produced in various sizes, they help the farmers to grade his brands of product for easy pricing.. Our concern here is how to convert palm front and leaves to finished product for economic and commercial gains
For more information on agribusiness opportunities contact Greenroot ltd .We have affordable lands that Aburi Amanfo , Asutware Junction and Kwaomoso that are suitable for estate (building ) , livestock and crop production . There is access to water, electricity and tarred road. We give you free site plan and indenture