African Dream: Zambia's Sylvia Banda
28 February 2013 Last updated at 17:20 GMT
As part of the BBC's second African Dream series, Sylvia Banda explains her passion for Zambian food.
She talks about her business empire and how training farmers in rural areas helps the agricultural economy while improving the nutrition of a nation.
Alex Jakana reports.
African Dream is broadcast on the BBC Focus on Africa radio programme every Thursday afternoon and on BBC World News throughout the day on Fridays.