Small Business Impact Report

Greener olive oil production in Morocco

Malika Boudine, founded Morocco’s Ibtitex in 1999, and the company is still 100 per cent owned and managed by her and her daughter Ibtisame. With support from the EBRD and the EU, Ibtitex worked with a consultant to set up an innovative olive pomace plant to produce green energy from the waste products of olive oil production process. The company has already replaced more than 20 percent of their energy usage this way, with ambitious plans to extend that further through other energy efficiency projects.

 

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