Praise Export Services Limited (PESL) is a 100% Ghanaian owned food-processing company incorporated in 1994 as a private Limited Liability company. The company first started operating as a service provider in the areas of packaging, documentation and shipping with a 3 member staff. In 1995 PESL started exporting a small range of local processed and non-processed food stuffs, like Gari and fresh yams to the United Kingdom. Over the years the company has been gradually adding to its list of processed foods, such that it presently processes over a dozen food preparations for export not only to the US, Canada and U.K. but also to other European countries, including the Netherlands, Australia, Germany and Norway, generating an average annual turnover of GH¢2,000,000.00.
PESL presently has a staff strength of 110 and operates from three different sites producing and packaging the following product categories: Canned Palm Cream Concentrate, Canned Egg Plants, Edible Palm Oil, Banku Mix, Gari, Cereal Mix, Kokonte, Hausa Koko Powder, Peanut Butter, Barbecue Powder, etc.
The company has acquired large tracts of land in different locations near Accra and in the Eastern Region on which it cultivates oil palm, cassava, maize and other crops. About 350 acres of these lands have presently been developed into oil palm plantations in four different locations and still planting.