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Category Archives: Dairy

Nestle Nigeria lists initiatives taken to reduce plastic waste as it marks World Environment Day

Nestle said it has set a bold global ambition of making 100% of its packaging either recyclable or re-usable by 2025, as part of its pledge to play an active role in combating plastic pollution.

The company said it aims to help consumers dispose of used materials in the right way, while promoting a market for recycled plastics by continuing to increase the proportion of recycled plastics in its packaging.

FrieslandCampina WAMCO celebrates World Environment Day, marks 2000 days LTA free

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC, makers of Peak and Three Crowns milk has announced its safety feat of achieving 2000 days of Lost Time Accident (LTA) free operations.

Announcing this in Lagos, the Managing Director, Mr. Ben Langat, emphasized that the company attained five years plus 175 LTA-free days on World Environment Day, June 5, 2018.

Arla Dano sets new Guinness World record on World Milk Day

Dano Milk on Friday in Lagos entered into the Guinness book of World Records after successfully organising the longest drinks-pouring relay.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event which involved 700 Nigerian youths pouring milk drink was organised to celebrate the 2018 World Milk Day in Nigeria.

Their successful effort broke the existing record for a similar feat carried out by 550 participants on Nov. 9, 2013 in Caracas, Venezuela, organised by the Coca-Cola Group.

FrieslandCampina WAMCO, Health Specialists Raise a Glass to Goodness of Milk on World Milk Day

In celebration of the World Milk Day, Nigeria’s leading dairy nutrition company, FrieslandCampina WAMCO, makers of Peak milk and Three Crowns milk hosted top government functionaries, health and nutrition specialists to an event themed ‘Raise a Glass’ advocating the goodness of milk, June 1 in Lagos.

Peak Milk marks World Milk Day with Unveiling of Nigeria’s Largest Chocolate Cup

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc, makers of Peak Chocolate Full Cream Milk Powder and Peak 456 Growing Up Milk unveiled a 10-foot high chocolate cup, Nigeria’s largest, in celebration of Children’s Day and ahead of the World Milk Day on June 1.

The unveiling which took place at JJT Park in Lagos in partnership with the Nutrition Society of Nigeria was attended by more than 2,000 children, parents and guardians.

Employers Union decries high cost of doing business

Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employers (AFBTE) Union have lamented the rising cost of doing business in Nigeria.

The group said that the last one year had been toxic, pointing out that although Nigeria has emerged from a 15-month recession, the economy was still fragile.

Three Crowns Evap Creamer, a value and quality proposition to struggling families

Three Crowns Evaporated Creamer, a new brand extension from leading dairy firm, FrieslandCampina WAMCO, is said to be a bridge between the high quality offering of the premium category and the affordability that mass-market milk segment offers.

According to the brand, the race to milk consumption in Nigeria has over the years resulted in a significant increase in the number of milk brands in the country. So the category is brimming with dairy products all staking claim to offering wholesome vitamins and minerals needed for healthy living.

Nestle partners FG to launch “Nestle for Healthier Kids” global Initiative

Nestle Nigeria plc, with assistance from the Federal Government has launch its “Nestle for Healthier kids” in Nigeria, a global initiative the food and beverage company unveiled on May 15, 2018 to fight acute malnutrition in children.

The programme was unveiled in Abuja to commemorate the International Day of Families, which includes further development of healthier products and advice for families on nutrition and exercise and aims at helping 50 million children worldwide to lead healthier lives by 2030.

FrieslandCampina WAMCO, NSN advocate dairy nutrition, daily exercise to mark World Milk Day 2018

FrieslandCampina WAMCO, in partnership with the Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN), is spearheading an awareness campaign for dairy nutrition in celebration of this year’s World Milk Day on June 1, themed- ‘Raise a Glass.’

In a statement made to the press yesterday in Lagos, the Managing Director, Mr. Ben Langat said, “The acknowledgement of the importance of milk in the global food system by WHO and FAO connects with FrieslandCampina WAMCO’s conviction that dairy plays an important role in supplying essential nutrients for daily wellbeing for all stages of life.”

Nestle Nigeria confident about the future

Food and beverage giant Nestle Nigeria plc, has said that it is optimistic the ongoing economic reforms and diversification agenda of the Federal government will lead to better performance and returns to shareholders in future years.

This was the view of the company’s chairman, David Ifezulike, while addressing Nestle’s shareholders at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Tuesday in Lagos. He said that the current economic trend eases production constraints in manufacturing and agriculture and key government reforms continue to diversify the economy, an all-around improvement in the economy is expected.