Patisen is one of the leaders in the West African agrifood sector. It is specialized in the production of stock (powder, tablets, cubes), mayonnaise, margarine, spreads and beverages (tea, coffee, chocolate drinks). Patisen is based in Dakar and was set up in 1981 by Youssef Omaïs, its current CEO.
A EUR 15m loan to finance development and maintenance investments to support a consolidation phase for Patisen, following a major investment in new production capacity.
Patisen is an industrial flagship of Senegal’s economy and the country’s second largest employer. It creates net value added in the local economy through its production and processing activities for food products which replace imports. Patisen is a regional player: it exports its production to 17 Sub-Saharan African countries (including Mali, Nigeria and Guinea Conakry). PROPARCO’s support is expected to maintain 3,500 jobs over the next 5 years.
This information is given at the time of signature, without prejudice to any developments in the operation/project