We are a limited liability company registered in Ghana for the purpose of pig farming, production of pork and pork products (Registration No: CS 503092014). We are produces of premium quality lean pork and pork products working with a network of smallholder pig farmers. We work with a smallholder pig farmers by providing them with technical assistance to help improve the quality of the pork they produce to enable us off-take from them.
We house our pigs in spacious pens all year round and are mostly feed agro-processed byproducts like rice bran, palm kernel cake and soybean. Growth hormones or any form of hormone enhancers are not used on our farm.
To produce premium quality pork and pork products using improved production, value addition and marketing innovations.
To provide Ghanaians with locally produced world-class pork products.
Recent Achievements and Awards
- DFID ENGINE Business Plan Competition Pilot Phase Top Tier Winner, 2014
- Municipal Best Pig Farmer for the Yilo Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region of Ghana for 2016
Our Current Directors
Maxwell’s family has always kept livestock and had contributed to him going to study agric at Achimota School where he took a keen interest in animal husbandry. He went on to study psychology at the University of Ghana – Legon. Maxwell saved up his national service allowances which he used to buy some pigs to start Tilly’s Farm in 2005. In the same year he entered his pig farm concept into the “Believe Begin Become” business plan competition which sponsored by the Google Foundation with Technoserve as organizers and was awarded as a General Category winner. After a couple of false starts he had to temporarily go into full time employment with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.
In 2014, he was a top tier winner in the pilot phase of the DFID funded ENGINE program organized by Technoserve, Ghana. In November 2016, Maxwell won the best pig farmer in the Yolo Krobo Municipality of the Eastern region.
He has since 2008 been working for the GIZ in Accra, Ghana but resigned in November 2016 to concentrate on running the farm as General Manager. A feature on him by the Business and Financial Times.
Boatemaa is a director of the farm, her responsibilities include but not limited to the monitoring of the directors, and to act in the interest of all stakeholders. She is a Communication professional with over a decade of experience. Boatemaa brings her experience in shaping the vision of the farm.
Her career started at Dredging International GmbH having graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Ghana. Boatemaa holds a Masters Degree in Development Communication from the Ghana Institute of Journalism.
Currently she work’s as Internal Communication, Project Lead at Golden Star Resources Limited operations in Ghana and serves as a Non-Executive Director at the Farm.