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Dakwa (peanut-paste/peanut-butter) is a very famous meal within the Sudanese community , Gamarna is SAY Co. Ltd brand name for the traditional Dakwa  and the salted, caramelized, chocolaty peanuts and other peanuts by-products

The key differentiator of Gamarna products, is being aflatoxin free and this is possible through an efficient procurement and the roasting process, Dakwa expected to be available in the local market by April 2017.

The Dakwa Project:

  • SAMIL Factory

  Produce malnutrition meal with 20% of Peanuts and other ingredients

  • SAMIL Mahmasa

 Cleaning and roasting the Peanut & discharge nose of the peanut, and supply SAMIL factory with Free-aflatoxin peanuts

  • The Dakwa

–Idea of Dakwa emerged from the availability of surplus peanuts  after SAMIL gets their needs for plumpynut and plumpysub products

–Market Survey was conducted and shown huge use of Dakwa in the local market

–Freeing the Peanuts from aflatoxin, is a process only available in SAMIL Mahmasa

– Other products beside the tradition Dakwa such as salted, caramelized, chocolaty peanuts and cheese from peanuts are part of the future plans.

Groundnuts to Dakwa:

  • Importance of Groundnuts

  It represents one of the most important crops in Sudan.

  • Usages of Groundnuts

  It is widely used in cooking, manufacturing of soap, cosmetics, shaving creams and lubricants. The groundnut oil is used for cooking and to season various Sudanese dishes and salads.

  • What is Dakwa ?

  Dakwa is the traditional peanut paste that’s used by all segments.


The Health Benefits of Peanut:

  • Source of Protein

–2 tablespoons provide 7 grams of protein

  • Heart Friendly

–It has its share of saturated food, but like olive oil, it also has a high percentage of unsaturated helping it qualify itself for the healthy camp.

  • More Potassium

–It acts as an excellent source of potassium, and potassium can go a long way towards countering the dangers of sodium.

  • Healthy Fat

–It contains more unsaturated fat than saturated fat. This means, it is actually a great source of “healthy fats”.

  • Aids Weight Loss

–This one sounds crazy but it’s not, despite all it’s fat and sodium content, and due to its protein and fiber content, when you eat Dakwa you actually feel fuller for longer. This means you eat less .

**Biotin is a B-complex vitamin that has been identified as a necessary nutrient for a century, but has only begun to be understood in the past two decades. It has also been previously referred to as coenzyme R, vitamin H, and vitamin B7.

**Copper is a key mineral in many different body systems. It is central to building strong tissue, maintaining blood volume, and producing energy in your cells.

Competitive Landscape:

  • Studies show that 50 tons of Dakwa are produced everyday
  • It is produced be “Hagat Dakwa”and some other small factories
  • The advantage we have over our competitors, we produce cleaner, healthier and aflatoxin free Dakwa

where we stand today?

  • Name of the Dakwa & Logo

  The name was chosen by Hisham after our beloved mother “Gamar”

  • Design of the jars with different sizes

  According to a market survey, the sizes of the jars are 750g – 500g and 250g jars

  • Production Unit

  The machine will be manufactured in Cairo and will be ready soon.

Dakwa Logo:                                   


Production Unit:



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