Growth Thanks to High-Technology

[09.05.2019] Tunisian family business relies on German technology and know-how Anouar Yaiche is part owner of Novaprint, the business his father founded when he was ten years old. For the first twenty years, the family business generated an income from printing and expanded into manufacturing packaging in 2016. The biggest challenge the medium-sized business is... Read More


Upgrading From the Shell to the Fruit

Anis Zelleg founded the Sotuged company based in Gabes, a large city on the Tunisian Mediterranean coast. He recently reorganised his company to produce apricot kernels for a German customer. GIZ: Mr Zelleg, what does your business involve? Anis Zelleg: I can tell you what we used to do before I completed the MP: turn... Read More


Organic herbs from Tunisia served in German dining rooms

Leith Tlemcani is a biologist. He studied in France and has lived, researched and worked there. Four years ago the 35-year-old microbiologist returned to Tunisia and founded his own company there, thereby entering a sector that is still just emerging in Tunisia. He produces organic oils, herbs and extracts, primarily for the German market. Demand... Read More


Steam boilers for Africa

Aymen Dimassi is the Managing Director of a small company that produces steam boilers and also offers complementary products for boiler plants. In the food industry, the boilers are used to sterilise milk or brew beer, for example. Steam boilers also have their applications in the automotive industry and agriculture. Ksar Hellal. Aymen Dimassi founded... Read More