Pounded yam is one of the most expensive food in our urban African cities, though most common in some rural areas. Yam is a perishable food which can be preserved for long period of time. Many people complaining about poundo yam saying “it ain’t as sweet as pounded yam, anyway it probably the yam they use or their process of cooking the poundo yam. In is important to note that Nigeria is the largest producer of yam in the world.




Pounded yam flour does not require much man-power especially during small scale production.

Note: the more you keep the flour in an air-tight container the better it get.


The best way to preserve pounded yam flour and dry the yam thoroughly.

You can firstly try it in your kitchen on a small scale and larger scale later. The demand for pounded yam flour is so high both locally and abroad.

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