Chicken business in Ghana is far more profitable than you think.
Frozen chicken is what put food on many Ghanaian family tables. Many Ghanaians prefer to buy frozen chicken because it is convenient to cook, convenient in the sense that you don’t need to go through stress of processing the chicken at home.
Frozen chicken gives you the privilege to choose more of any part you prefer.
For instance, if you want only chicken laps you can get it, if it is the wings alone you want it is usually available, heads, legs, necks, and all other parts are usually sold at frozen chicken shops.
Many Ghanaians have come to depend on imported frozen chicken and this is detrimental to our local poultry industry and the subsequent health implication to human lives, importing frozen chicken from Europe, Cotonou or where ever involves preserving the frozen chicken with chemicals, some of which are dangerous to human health.
Basic reasons why many Ghanaians prefer the frozen chicken is because it saves time.
It saves energy, it can be easily stored and used at will.
Also, many people believe it is cheap. Frozen chicken can be processed in Ghana. As a smart entrepreneur, you can venture into frozen chicken business because it is lucrative.
All you need is to sacrifice your time to make it a success. To know more on how you can be a successful frozen chicken business owner, please carefully read further as this article. I will explore the rearing and buying from farms to how you can successfully own a frozen chicken brand.
To own a frozen chicken business in Ghana is really not a child’s play you know. But trust us if you love what you do you will find it interesting and it will surely excite you.
There are reasons for venturing into frozen chicken business in Ghana. Few of these reasons are explained below:
1. Population Increases Demand
Ghana has a population of over 29 million, and we are
under provided with the essential food component which is
It is not as if there are no other means of protein
but to get a cattle beef meat is extremely expensive and this
brings out a question of how many average Ghanaian can
afford a cattle beef.
There is usually a high demand for frozen chicken by fast
food operators such as hotels, restaurants, and also for
home consumption and also for event host and various
institutions with catering services, secondary or primary
schools with boarding facilities.
2. Ban on Importation
The ban on importation of frozen chicken in Ghana by the
federal government is one of the reasons
smart entrepreneur should invest in frozen chicken
Really as a Ghanaian We are glad that the ban was
placed as this has not only created employment in the
poultry industry but has actually encouraged investment in
poultry production, processing and storage.
3. Time Saving
Because you would not have to go through the process of
going to the the market to buy a life chicken, coming back
home to start the stress of slaughtering, peeling and
dividing into parts.
This will make you spend more time in
the kitchen just to prepare a pot of chicken. You will even
be exhausted before the chicken gets done, so in essence
frozen chicken saves a lot of time.
4. Consumption Level
There is high consumption level of frozen chicken, this is
largely due to Ghanaian population.
Our population is far
more above 160 million because we record birth on a daily
basis. So this makes our population increases everyday. As
our population increases, so also people consume more of
It is very obvious that frozen chicken is convenient to
prepare. You don’t need a knife to slaughter a life chicken
as you can get the specified parts you want from frozen
All you need is just wash your frozen
chicken and then add up your ingredients and you just
6. It Is Economical
If you want to buy a life chicken in the market it will cost less capital.
Some families don’t even
consume some parts of chicken not because it is a taboo
but because they don’t just like the parts.
Examples are the
chicken legs, head and wings. Some prefers to eat gizzard.
So how many life chicken will you slaughter to get the
number or gizzards that will satisfy your family.
You are wondering how do you now make profit if it is this
cheap to buy?
Don’t forget you are selling different parts at
The chicken head will be sold in kilograms,
wings, chest, and all the parts has people demanding for
So here you will make your profit.
To be successful in your frozen chicken business, you must
love what you do and you must be passionate about it.
long as you have these criteria, believe me success is
Now that you know there is high demand for
frozen chicken, what are you going to do next?