About Us

We are a food manufacturing company that provides you with the best quality products at an affordable price.

Ribeth Hygenyk Foods (Inc. # CS 762472015) was founded in February 2005 with the aim of engaging in agro-food processing or conversion of primary agricultural produce into packaged branded products.

The company has since obtained all relevant certifications from all local regulators (both FDA and GSA) as well as NAFDAC, the regulator in Republic of Nigeria. Ribeth Hygenyk produces its own uniquely formulated traditional Ghanaian black pepper sauce (known locally as shitor) and sells under the brand name Goody’s Lovely Shito. The brand is a best seller in ALL major supermarkets in Ghana such as Game, Melcom and Shoprite, and offers the widest variety of recipes on the market (beef, gizzard, shrimp, vegetarian, shrimp free and seafood). The company’s innovative edge and responsiveness to customers changing needs have positioned Goody’s as one of the top brands in the pepper sauce market in Ghana. Benefits derived by the consumer from buying brand include longer shelf life, consistent quality, ability to serve out of the fridge without re-heating due to high portions of unsaturated fatty acids in the type of cooking oil used.

The company competitive advantage has been established through speed to market, relentless pursuit of excellence and continuous engagement with customers.    By drawing on the founder’s leading-edge knowledge in innovation process management, the company has been able to speedily bring to the market, products that are responsive to the customers changing needs. The company’s impact focus is firmly on rural women engaged in farming, eradication of rural poverty and fighting post-harvest loses. The company’s operations impacts Sustainable Development Goals 1, 2 , 3 and 10.
Sectors of Interest
Importers or buyers of ethnic foods from Africa. Suppliers of soybean Cooking.

ALEX KWEKU AMOESI KODWIW,

FOUNDER/CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Alex Kodwiw, is a Chemical Engineer by profession with a 10-year industrial working experience from Unilever, a World Class Food Manufacturing environment. His experiences span Food Product and Packaging Development as well as Marketing of consumer goods. He emerged as one of the top ten winners of a business plan competition held by the Enablis Foundation in 2011 and in 2015, Accenture in partnership with the Tony Elumelu Foundation
selected him as one of the winners of its maiden edition of its entrepreneurship programme. He emerged again as one of the best 10 business operators in the UKAID funded programme, ENGINE, 2018 cohort.
He is responsible for Strategic planning, innovation, and overall responsibility for operational execution. His business interests include food processing, innovation process management.
Alex is married with 4 kids, enjoys music, walking, fishing and singing

LESLIE GLOVER AKPEY

DIRECTOR MARKET RESEARCH

Leslie Otutey Glover-Akpey holds an MSc Computer Science from Osmania University Hyderabad India and with over 10 years work experience. He was recently appointed to the board of Ribeth Hygenyk Foods in charge of market research into export markets. Leslie also lectures part time with IPMC. He is married with one child and enjoys music and hiking.

What do we do?

We ensure farmers derive the maximum benefit for their sweat by converting their perishable farm produce into a value-added branded food product.

Our Products

Seven new recipes of packaged branded traditional Ghanaian pepper sauce in soya bean oil or sunflower oil, in three different level of spiciness (mild, hot, super-hot), as an assorted food ingredients and condiments ( genuine unadulterated shrimp powder, whole smoked shrimps, smoked fish) Palm Nut Extract

Our Mission

We ensure farmers derive the maximum benefit for their sweat by converting their perishable farm produce into a value-added branded food product.

Why You Choose Us ?

We deliver the real value!

Heading title icon

Focused sourcing of ingredients directly from farmers in the rural areas who work with PUM experts to apply best agronomic practices.

By buying directly from rural farmers we ensure they get value for their produce and not the middlemen.

Fortified formulation of a brand is at the development stage and it is intended as an arrowhead against malnutrition which is widespread in West Africa.

We reserve 90% of all job positions for women in addition to our gender sensitive sourcing policy where preference is given to women suppliers.