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04/27/2021 Insights

"The image of Burkina Faso in the media is wrong"

At gebana, we often talk about the risks that come with investing or doing business in Burkina Faso. From our corporate perspective in distant Europe, questions revolve around poor infrastructure, a lack of security and terrorism. But how do the people living in the country see it? We asked gebana employee Ousseni Porgo.

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03/16/2021 Recipes & more Nuts

Recipe: Cashew Cheese

Animal suffering and the climate impact of animal products are causing many people to rethink the meat and dairy products they consume. The good news is there are alternatives. And you can make them yourself!

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03/03/2021 Recipes & more

The many faces of dried fruit

Dried mango, apricots, figs, dates, cherries, papaya, physalis, plums: they can all be much more than just a snack. gebana employee Carolin Schaar, who shares her passion for food on her blog, has documented the versatility of dried fruit and how to make use of even old, hard pieces. Recipes by Carolin Schaar, CaroKocht.com

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02/04/2021 Ecology

The flying pineapple and its carbon footprint

Fresh Sugarloaf pineapples from Ghana and Togo are an exception in the gebana range: They are the only product allowed to fly. Since the first shipment in 2016, we have offset the carbon from the air freight five times over. A report on pitfalls, setbacks and successes.

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