Peter Hamusonde

Agro-processing, Zambia

Business name – RYLI Beef and Grains T/a Tender Meats Processing

Co-founder/owners – Sibongile Hamusonde – co founder and Chief Executive Officer

Business description – RYLI Beef and Grains Limited is a livestock fattening and cropping business situated at Monze, southern province.

RYLI Beef and Grains purchases steers and small livestock from local smallholder farmers at lives weights below 200kgs per animal. The company further produces and procures grains from local farmers for formulation of feed.

The animals are the feed on grain and grain supplements for 90-120 days to a desired weight of 400kgs. The company is vertically integrated to Tender Meats Processing which is a meat retailing and wholesale company supplying to large scale butcheries and chain stores such as CHoppies and Butcher shop . While Beef and Grains also bulk supplies live weight animals to CRC, Kachema and Zambeef.

Our core range of beef is locally sourced from our own ranch in Monze and itezhi Tezhi. The company also purchases cattle and other small livestock including sheep, goats, ducks and rabbit from small scale farmers in Monze, Bweengwa, Namwala and Mazabuka districts

Business products/services – Bulk meat products as well as retail meat product through our retail outlets. The company also provides pasture planting and conservation agriculture lessons to smallholders farmers in our area of operation