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Italian Trade Agency Facilitates Collaboration for Cutting-Edge Agro Industries in Ghana and West Africa

The Italian Trade Agency is actively promoting direct foreign investment in Ghana and West Africa by showcasing some of its leading businesses specializing in the manufacturing, packaging, and processing of cutting-edge innovative Agro products.

The ITA Accra, with the support of the Italian Embassy, is currently hosting a delegation of Italian manufacturers specializing in machinery and products for the plastic, processing, packaging, and agribusiness industries. The ITA has organized a series of activities aimed at fostering opportunities for collaboration between Italian and Ghanaian companies, thereby strengthening bilateral cooperation.

The presence of these Italian businesses in Accra serves not only to educate Ghanaian companies about the potential benefits of Italian expertise in enhancing local production but also to help them meet the rising demand for more sophisticated products in the domestic market.
Simultaneously, it enables them to explore opportunities to enter foreign markets with higher value-added products.

A significant milestone in this endeavour is the establishment of the Italian Pavilion at PlastPrintPack and Agrofood West Africa. This initiative involves collaboration with prominent Italian industrial associations such as UCIMA, AMAPLAST, ACIMGA, and ASSOFOODTECH. The goal is to cultivate strong and enduring relationships with Ghana and the broader West African region.



Irritec Group is among the world leaders in precision irrigation. Irritec’s mission is to improve the efficiency of irrigation in agriculture and gardening, reducing the environmental impact.
Water scarcity and growing of food needs asked for the use of drip irrigation all over the world, of which Irritec is a global reference point.

Irritec designs manufactures, and distributes products and complete systems for irrigation in open fields, greenhouses, and in the landscape sector. With 16 factories and over 1000 employees, Irritec has production and sales offices in Italy, Spain, Mexico, Brazil, the United States, Algeria, Senegal, Germany, and Chile. In 2022, Irritec acquires the legal status of Benefit Corporation to confirm its commitment to the promotion of values related to the issues of economic, social, and environmental sustainability in the field of agriculture and green areas.


Studio Tecnico Appiani is an Italian family business company that boasts a rich history of providing customized solutions to the rice and cereals industry. With more than 25 years of worldwide experience in the engineering, supply, and commissioning of parboiling plants, Studio Tecnico Appiani has earned a reputation for excellence and reliability.

Now, Studio Tecnico Appiani is attentive to the increasingly demanding market. They offer customized solutions for the pre-cooking of rice, cereals and legumes, rapid cooking, value-added products, and sustainable systems to offer customers customized lines based on their needs.


Pietribiasi Michelangelo Srl is a company in Marano Vicentino, in the province of Vicenza that manufactures machines and complete lines for the dairy industry (milk and cheese, butter, yoghurt, and fermented products), and for the production of fruit juices and soft drinks, ice cream and beer.


PIGO specializes in building FREEZERS, FREEZE DRYERS, AND CONTINUOUS DRYERS (DEHYDRATORS), as well as fruit and vegetable processing equipment, the product line includes a broad range of standard and custom units with extensive experience in both freezing and fruit & and vegetable processing.



AROL GROUP serves beverage, beer, food, wine, spirits, chemical, home and personal care industries.
They are experts in closing and packaging equipment. Our machinery, integrated systems, and devices
are manufactured to increase line control, efficiency, and consumer safety.


Sud Capsule is a specialist in the industrial production of metal closures for glass and plastic containers, widely used for the packaging of food and drink products.

The company is part of the TECNOCAP Group, an Italian multinational that represents the third-largest manufacturer in the world of metal capsule/metal cap closing systems for the vacuum packaging and hermetic sealing of foods and drinks.



SACMI is the leading provider of machines, complete plants, and services for the manufacture of plastic caps, containers, PET preforms and crown caps.

Italian Trade Agency Facilitates Collaboration for Cutting-Edge Agro Industries in Ghanaand West Africa

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