Ethiopian Traditional Ghee Production

Martha milk shop was established in 2011 GC by Martha Kassa. The shop is located in Addis Ababa city, Addisu Gebeya area to retail milk, ergo, butter and cheese to cafes, restaurants and individual consumers. The shop sources its milk from Selale dairy union that delivers milk within a kilometer distance of the shop. The main products that are produced by the company are yoghurt, butter and cheese. Currently, the company collects on average 150lit/day of milk from Selale dairy union.

Purpose of Grant

The purpose of this grant is to enable Martha Milk Shop expand her production of traditional ghee to 100 kg/day (manufactured from 120 kg of butter/day) and to introduce quality standards.

The expansion project entails the following major activities:

  • Converting the company ownership in to PLC
  • Setting up a branch retail shop
  • Expanding the processing facility
  • Obtaining quality certification (GMP or HACCP)

Third party financing will be provided by Addis micro-finance and an equity investment from a partner (family member) will serve as the matching funds for this grant.

Contact Details:
Address: Addis Ababa, Gulele Sub-city, Addisu Gebeya, Woreda 07 House No.
Mobile: +251911676137


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