Monthly Archives: September 2018

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Gives cash Awards to Young Scientists at 48th Nutrition Confab

FrieslandCampina WAMCO, makers of Peak and Three Crowns milk awarded cash prizes to eight young Nigerian nutritionists for their excellent scientific research presentations at the just concluded 48th Annual General Meeting & Scientific Conference of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria.

Weather, need for better planning forces postponement of second ‘Nigeria Beer Festival’

The Second edition of Nigeria Beer Festival billed to hold from September 25 to October I, 2018 has been shifted forward by one month and will now begin on October 25 to October 31, 2018.

Organisers of the event, On and One Events (001) Limited, explained that the postponement is to allow the rain to subside and guarantee a more conducive environment for participants during the festival.

CHI adds Frooty Happy Hour to its assortment of drinks

Chi Limited, makers of Happy Hour by Chivita fruit drinks, has launched yet another variant called Frooty Happy Hour by Chivita. The new fruit drink which is available in 100ml pouches is being marketed as a healthy, refreshing fruit flavoured drink with exciting variants that offer an instant shot of refreshment for consumers.

Nigerian Breweries 10th Golden Pen Award set for Friday, 28th

Nigerian Breweries Plc, said that all plans have been concluded to hold the 10th edition of its Golden Pen Awards on Friday, 28th September, 2018.

According to the brewing company, the award which rewards creativity and excellence in the media profession will be held at the Civic Centre, Lagos and would be more rewarding than previous editions being that it is the 10th anniversary.

Speaking further on the programme, Nigerian Breweries’ Corporate Affairs Adviser, Kufe Ekanem, said that he was happy that the programme had impacted immensely on the Nigerian media in the discharge of their role towards nation building.

Krispy Kreme Nigeria gets a boost from US envoy’s visit

Krispy Kreme Nigeria received a visit on Thursday from the American Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington.

The envoy extolled the doughnut company for its quality process. During the visit which gave Ambassador Symington a close-up view of Krispy Kreme’s operational processes, he commended the management for the quality of work in the production of doughnuts.

CHI introduces Exotic Pineapple Coconut in 150ml pack

CHI Exotic Nectar has launched its pineapple Coconut variant in 150ml pack size.

According to the company, the taste and refreshment is the same as its bigger pack sizes. The new pack is price friendly at N50 retail. The firm said it is the result of deploying innovation to drive brand growth in a dynamic market environment.

It notes that the variant offers an irresistible taste and distinctive refreshment that makes it ideal for indulgence and relaxation. Its taste and trendy pack size connects with the taste preferences and healthy choices of a youthful consumer segment.

Coca-Cola targets Q1 2019 to complete acquisition of Nigerian juice maker Chi Ltd

Atlanta-based Coca-Cola said on Wednesday it is on track to complete the acquisition of Nigeria’s largest juice maker, Chi Limited by the first quarter of 2019.

In a wide ranging interview with Reuters in Lagos, the soda giant reaffirmed its plans to acquire the remaining 60% stake in Chi Ltd it doesn’t already own as it seeks to diversify its product offerings from its core sugary drinks.

Malta Guinness named official drink of Durbar festival in Sokoto, Zaria

Malta Guinness, a malt brand from Guinness Nigeria Plc has been named the official dink of the Durbar festival in Sokoto and Zaria.

In a statement, Omotola Bamigbaiye-Elatuyi, Marketing Manager, Malta Guinness and Non-Alcoholic Drinks, said: “Malta Guinness has been recognised as the Official Malt drink for the Durbar festivals in Sokoto and Zaria as a premium non-alcoholic malt brand that has been fueling the greatness of Nigerians with its goodness.

“Malta Guinness is packed with energy-giving vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5 and B6, and we are proud to be associated with such a landmark event to refresh guests and attendees,” she said.

Appointment: Guinness Nigeria appoints Yemisi Ayeni as a Non-Executive Director

Guinness Nigeria Plc, has announce the appointment of Mrs Yemisi Ayeni to its Board as a Non-Executive Director effective 1st September, 2018.

According to a statement released by the company, Mrs Ayeni will take the place of Prof Joe Irukwu SAN who retired from the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 28th August, 2018.

Mrs Ayeni is the immediate past Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Closed Fund Administrator Limited. A position she held for 10 years until her retirement in April 2015. She is a 1985 honors graduate of Accounting and Business Finance from the University of Manchester, UK: 1989 Chartered Accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant in England and Wales.

Life Continental Beer unveils 2018 edition of “Progress Booster”

Life Continental Lager Beer, a brand from the stable of Nigerian Breweries Plc, has concluded plans to launch the fourth edition of its “Life Progress Booster” promo, an initiative by the brand to promote small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) in the South Eastern states of Abia, Anambra, Enugu, Ebonyi, Imo, Delta and Rivers, where the brand is the market leader.

According to the brand handlers, the scheme is meant to boost the entrepreneurial spirit of Igbo men and women across the South East states of Nigeria as the brand launched the 2018 edition of its famous Life Beer Progress Booster in Enugu.