2010  Finalist

Vitanutril

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France

Vitanutril® produces and sells spirulina-based food in Burkina Faso allying the strengths of spirulina, an algae with an exceptional mix of proteins, minerals and vitamins, and the expertise of a network of local saleswomen well trained on nutritional education. Vitanutril®’s main objectives are to alleviate malnutrition by producing an additional product line of tasty and affordable spirulina-based food targeted towards the poorest and to foster the development of local social micro-enterprises by setting up an economically viable and sustainable structure that can be replicated across Africa.