Cadbury Nigeria unveils new Bournvita
Cadbury Nigeria has re-launched its flagship breakfast brand, Bournvita amid pomp.
At the unveiling, which took place at its Corporate Headquarters in Alausa, Ikeja Lagos, the Managing Director/CEO of Cadbury Nigeria, Mr. Roy Naaman, said that the new Bournvita has improved nutritional content, which is good for Nigerians.
He added that the product has been made creamier with increased quantities of cocoa and milk added. He assured Nigerians that the new Bournvita contains lots of vitamins needed to nourish body and mind.
Also in attendance was Bolanle Ambode, wife of the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. Mrs. Ambode, expressed her appreciation for the efforts of Cadbury Nigeria in consistently providing a wide range of products that have been the favorites of Nigerian homes for many years.
Also speaking at the event, Mrs. Yetunde Oni, Director General of NAFDAC, said the agency is committed to supporting local manufacturers to attain safe quality standard of consumer products.
Prof Ngozi Nnam, President, Nutrition Society of Nigeria, said the Society has endorsed Bournvita with which Cadbury is fighting malnutrition in Nigeria. She added that 37% of Nigerian children have stunted growth due to malnutrition and Bournvita contains lots of vitamins needed by children. She urged the company to also produce products for managing specific health conditions.
Mr. Joshua Nggada Yakubu, who represented the Director General of Consumer Protection Council (CPC), said his office receives complaints from consumers but has not yet received any complaints about Cadbury Nigeria’s products.