Tropo Farms was founded by Mark and Maria Amechi in 1997, the business was established to farm and produce Nile Tilapia in Ghana.
Farming operations were initially done in dug-out ponds and later moved to Lake Volta, Lake Volta has a surface area of 8,502 km2 and is an optimum tilapia culture ecosystem, The Company has accumulated valuable and in-depth biological knowledge of the Lake.
Extensive research and development was conducted in the early days and this has continued as the business evolved and new challenges were presented. This includes Combining technology developed in Asia and other first world countries, modifying and adapting for application in Ghana Pioneering the use of vaccines for tilapia and being the first to vaccinate tilapia in Africa
Implementing the use of open water cages for growing fish in the lake Developing this technology in Ghana has come at a significant financial cost to the business
Production of a superior quality product, at an affordable price, has always been the priority, No chemicals or growth promoters are used in the growing of fish High quality feeds, free of additives, are used to feed the fish Freshness is maintained through a tightly managed cold chain process