Photo of the Week: Bags That Last

April 09, 2011

Peruvian entrepreneurs Jacob Tejada, Juan Guzmán and José Mendoza came up with a way to package cattle feed in long-lasting bags, benefiting both maize farmers and cattle farmers.

Peruvian entrepreneurs Jacob Tejada, Juan Guzmán and José Mendoza came up with a way to package cattle feed in long-lasting bags, benefiting both maize farmers and cattle farmers. They entered a TechnoServe business plan competition and won seed capital that helped them expand their business, Forrajes Oro Verde. They also gained the skills and knowledge to improve their business and open a plant.

Learn more about Forrajes Oro Verde.

 

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