FoodTech Startups in Africa

Step into the thriving world of FoodTech startups in Africa, where innovators are rewriting the rules and redefining what's possible. Our carefully curated list is your passport to explore the trailblazers who are shaping this dynamic sector. Discover their bold solutions, game-changing products, and out-of-the-box thinking as they forge new paths in FoodTech.

Cummulative Funding

$168.3M+

Total # of Companies

31

Total Deal Count

40

Total M&A Count

2

Total # of Investors

79

List of FoodTech startups in Africa

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StartupOverviewLast roundTotal raisedFounded
1.

Edita Food Industries manufactures croissants, cakes, bakery products and distributes imported sweeteners, olive oils and pasta.

Private Equity

$ 102,000,000

1996

2.

Breadfast is your one-stop shop for bakeries, groceries, fruits & veggies!

Series A

$ 28,000,000

2017

3.

elmenus helps people discover and order the food they will love

Corporate

$ 19,500,000

2011

4.

Big Square is a Kenyan fast food chain company.

Series Unknown

$ 3,800,921

2013

5.

ReelFruit is a Nigerian premium dried fruit company known for its high quality nutritious snacks

Series A

$ 3,050,000

2012

6.

Afribon designs, produces & markets taste solutions for all application sectors in the food and beverage processing industry.

Venture

$ 2,000,000

2012

7.

InspiraFarms provides agribusinesses in Africa with cold chain solutions and finance for cooling and handling their fresh produce.

Convertible Note

$ 1,800,000

2012

8.

Terraa is a Morocco-based foodtech startup which directly connects farmers with retailers, restaurants, and service providers.

Pre-seed

$ 1,500,000

2022

9.

Brito Cloud Kitchens allows multiple restaurants to offload their entire kitchen operations, order fulfillment and delivery processes.

Pre-seed

$ 1,250,000

2022

10.

Kune is a foodtech start-up based in Nairobi.

Pre-seed

$ 1,000,000

2020

11.

Brotinni is the first dark butcher in the food tech sector as startup in Egypt , if not in the Middle East

Seed

$ 600,000

2020

12.

Bringing Nigerian cuisine to your doorstep with ease.

Pre-seed

$ 500,000

2021

13.

BONBELL is an Egypt-based mobile App in the Food-tech industry specialized in food ordering, digital solutions for table and meal reservations.

Pre-seed

$ 350,000

2022

14.

Enhancing nutrition accessibility and affordability, while fighting climate change.

Pre-seed

$ 200,000

2020

15.

Fast, Cheap and Convenient Food Delivery in Addis Ababa

Seed

$ 125,000

2019

16.

Cooked delivers fresh ingredients with easy to follow recipes, straight to your door, making it simple to cook a healthy, tasty meal at home.

Pre-seed

$ 100,000

2020

17.

Baby Grubz is an Nigerian startup which promotes gender inclusion through production and sales of her natural complementary meals for children under 5.

Grant

$ 30,000

2013

18.

Mhogo Foods is Kenyan cassava processing startup which processes cassava into gluten-free flour, and other products.

Grant

$ 20,000

2017

19.

Mowarrid is an Egyptian startup focused on the B2B food and grocery markets.

Seed

Undisclosed

2018

20.

CaterList is an Egyptian online catering marketplace that offers special event foods online.

Undisclosed

Undisclosed

2019

Founded

1996

Overview

Edita Food Industries manufactures croissants, cakes, bakery products and distributes imported sweeteners, olive oils and pasta.

Last round

Private Equity

Total raised

$ 102,000,000

Employee

5001-10000

Breadfast

Founded

2017

Overview

Breadfast is your one-stop shop for bakeries, groceries, fruits & veggies!

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$ 28,000,000

Employee

51-200

elmenus

Founded

2011

Overview

elmenus helps people discover and order the food they will love

Last round

Corporate

Total raised

$ 19,500,000

Employee

11-50

Founded

2013

Overview

Big Square is a Kenyan fast food chain company.

Last round

Series Unknown

Total raised

$ 3,800,921

Employee

251-500

ReelFruit

Founded

2012

Overview

ReelFruit is a Nigerian premium dried fruit company known for its high quality nutritious snacks

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$ 3,050,000

Employee

51-200

Afribon

Founded

2012

Overview

Afribon designs, produces & markets taste solutions for all application sectors in the food and beverage processing industry.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$ 2,000,000

Employee

11-50

Founded

2012

Overview

InspiraFarms provides agribusinesses in Africa with cold chain solutions and finance for cooling and handling their fresh produce.

Last round

Convertible Note

Total raised

$ 1,800,000

Employee

11-50

Terraa

Founded

2022

Overview

Terraa is a Morocco-based foodtech startup which directly connects farmers with retailers, restaurants, and service providers.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$ 1,500,000

Employee

11-50

Brito

Founded

2022

Overview

Brito Cloud Kitchens allows multiple restaurants to offload their entire kitchen operations, order fulfillment and delivery processes.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$ 1,250,000

Employee

51-200

Kune

Founded

2020

Overview

Kune is a foodtech start-up based in Nairobi.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$ 1,000,000

Employee

2-10

Brotinni

Founded

2020

Overview

Brotinni is the first dark butcher in the food tech sector as startup in Egypt , if not in the Middle East

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 600,000

Employee

51-200

Chowdeck

Founded

2021

Overview

Bringing Nigerian cuisine to your doorstep with ease.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$ 500,000

Employee

2-10

BONBELL

Founded

2022

Overview

BONBELL is an Egypt-based mobile App in the Food-tech industry specialized in food ordering, digital solutions for table and meal reservations.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$ 350,000

Employee

11-50

Founded

2020

Overview

Enhancing nutrition accessibility and affordability, while fighting climate change.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$ 200,000

Employee

2-10

Founded

2019

Overview

Fast, Cheap and Convenient Food Delivery in Addis Ababa

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 125,000

Employee

51-200

Cooked

Founded

2020

Overview

Cooked delivers fresh ingredients with easy to follow recipes, straight to your door, making it simple to cook a healthy, tasty meal at home.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$ 100,000

Employee

2-10

Founded

2013

Overview

Baby Grubz is an Nigerian startup which promotes gender inclusion through production and sales of her natural complementary meals for children under 5.

Last round

Grant

Total raised

$ 30,000

Employee

Founded

2017

Overview

Mhogo Foods is Kenyan cassava processing startup which processes cassava into gluten-free flour, and other products.

Last round

Grant

Total raised

$ 20,000

Employee

11-50

Mowarrid

Founded

2018

Overview

Mowarrid is an Egyptian startup focused on the B2B food and grocery markets.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 0

Employee

11-50

CaterList

Founded

2019

Overview

CaterList is an Egyptian online catering marketplace that offers special event foods online.

Last round

Undisclosed

Total raised

$ 0

Employee

11-50

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