Lysa & Co

Sector :Agri-business
Entrepreneur :Sylvie Sagbo
Creation date :2017
In portfolio since :2017

Lysa & Co is a company specialized in the processing and marketing of agricultural products such as peanuts, cashew and corn. It has long-standing expertise in providing its customers with healthy, natural products of high taste quality, elaborated with local raw materials processed by artisanal processes.

Sold under the name SENAR- Les Delices de Lysa, products are mainly marketed in major retail chains in Senegal (CASINO, AUCHAN, EXCLUSIVE, CITYDIA, etc.), in hotels (eg NOVOTEL), and in direct sales to private individuals in Dakar ( eg Dakar Farmers Market).

A company lead by Sylvie Sagbo

Lysa Sagbo built the company under the name SENAR in 1982 and was the first to market peanuts in Dakar supermarkets.

In 2015, her daughter, Sylvie Sagbo Gommard, after more than fifteen years spent abroad in the field of finance, took over the management of the company created by her mother to ensure its development and sustainability.

In 2017, Sylvie Sagbo Gommard and Teranga Capital rebuilt the company Lysa & Co.

Partnership with Teranga Capital

Teranga committed alongside with the company to:

  • Support the construction of a new factory abiding international standards and leading to increasing production capacity.
  • Support the valorization of the SENAR Brand « Les Délices de Lysa » and its business development on new markets and with new products


Expected impacts

  • 10 new formal jobs created
  • Promotion of artisanal and local processes and structuration of the value chain