The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Pitch Competition, organised by the SUN Business Network, harnesses innovative solutions for improved nutrition by connecting Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets with technical assistance and investment opportunities. The Global SUN Pitch Competition 2020 will take place as a virtual event on 30th July, and will showcase the top 21 entrepreneurs shortlisted from National SUN Pitch Competitions in 2019.

The 3 representatives from Nigeria, Adekunle Jinadu (Co-Founder, Mealimetre), Oluwaseun Sangoleye (Mum-in-Chief, Baby Grubz), and Emeka Nwachinemere (Co-Founder, Efarms) are ScaleUp Health Accelerator graduates from our 2019 NutriPitchprogramme which was developed by the SUN Business Network Nigeria and implemented by FATE Foundation.

Adekunle Jinadu
Co-Founder, Mealimetre

Mealimeter provides access to fresh and nutritious meals, snacks and beverages via a Mealimeter kiosk in your location, daily. No more long queues, change, card transaction failures, etc. Mealimeteris specifically designed for our local environment and make sure none of these issues prevent employees from getting healthy meals, fast!

Mealimeter Provides:

  • Savings on healthy meal Options
  • IOT-supported Food kiosk with Real-time Monitoring
  • A great menu
  • Community support for your employees
  • Customizable Platform

Oluwaseun Sangoleye
Mum-in-Chief, Baby Grubz

Baby Grubz is a multiple award winning Nigeria social enterprise fully committed to ensuring zero hunger for Nigerian children by providing affordable nutrition through a range of nutritious food products that are exclusively distributed by Women, a deliberate empowerment approach for financial inclusion to end poverty.

The proud pioneers of Nutritious Natural Baby Food in Nigeria and currently empower over 300 women through sales and distribution of the innovative foods and have trained over 400 more to directly start their own Baby Food Production Business.

Through foods and seminars, the nutritional status of over 100,000 Nigerian children have been directly transformed and many more indirectly through social media platforms.

Emeka Nwachinemere Co-Founder eFarms

eFarms is an agricultural focused Fintech company that uses a peer to peer investment platform to enable individuals and organizations with disposable income to invest in agricultural production and commodity trading.

eFarms is positioned to transform Sub-Saharan Africa into the hub that feeds the world by providing financial linkage between farm-investors and small holder farmers; and empowering passionate youths with the practical skills and knowledge in building sustainable agribusinesses.

Kindly visit the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Pitch Competition website for more details an register to watch and support our entrepreneurs here.