Investment by African Seed Investment Fund and African Agricultural Capital
Highland is a seed company located in Mbeya in the Southern highlands of Tanzania. The business processes and markets hybrid and open-pollinated maize seed varieties and distributes seed throughout Southern Tanzania. Highland has a strong focus on research and development of seed varieties suitable for varied ecological zones and climate patterns. Pearl Capital’s investment will provide Highland with medium-term capital to increase its production capacity by acquiring additional processing equipment and increased storage capacity and will provide it with the working capital necessary to service both its large market in Southern Tanzania as well as its planned expansion into Northern Tanzania.