Distrib Concept

Sector :Agri-business
Entrepreneur :Inoussa Sorgho
Creation date : 2016
In portfolio since :2021

Distrib Concept is a Burkinabe agribusiness start-up that aims to revolutionize the way agricultural products are preserved. Its solution: to dry and then grind leaves and vegetables into spices and broths in order to extend their shelf life beyond one year. The company produces and then markets dried vegetables, spices and instant broths in sticks of 2 to 3 grams marketed under the brand Leila. This ingenious solution allowed the company to finish in second place in 2020 at the Pierre Castel Innovation Award.

A company lead by Inoussa Sorgho

Distrib Concept was created in 2016 by Inoussa Sorgho, a former civil service executive. Holder of a master’s degree in Economic Sciences and Management of Enterprises and Organizations (EGEO), his commitment and dynamism, have earned him several laurels:

  • Winner of the Castel 2020 prize
  • Best Packaging Award at JAAL 2019
  • Silver medalist at the Pan-African Mathematics Olympiad 2002

The parnership with Sinergi Burkina

Distrib Concept is supported by Sinergi Burkina through I&P Acceleration in Sahel whose objectives are :

  • Strengthen the annual production capacity
  • Strengthen the accounting and Management Information System (MIS)
  • Diversify the clientele and products
  • Support HACCP certification

Expected impacts

  • Formalization and securing of jobs
  • Creation of new jobs
  • Valuation of local products
  • Establishment of good governance
  • Payment of taxes and social contributions