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FG applauds FC WAMCO for pioneering local milk sourcing, development

The Federal Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Chief Audu Ogbeh, has commended FrieslandCampina WAMCO, makers of Peak and Three Crowns milk, for laying the groundwork for local milk sourcing and development in the country, and for uplifting the lives of Nigerian dairy farmers.

The Minister made these comments on Monday July 10, while visiting the company’s state-of-the-art local milk collection facilities in Fashola Village and Iseyin town, both in Oyo State. The centres support the company’s Dairy Development Programme (DDP).

FrieslandCampina WAMCO commissions new milk collection centre in Saki, Oyo State

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC, makers of Peak, Three Crowns and Friso brands of milk and the pioneer milk manufacturer in Nigeria, has commissioned a fifth milk collection facility for its Dairy Development Programme (DDP) in Saki, Oyo State.

The facility was launched by his Excellency, the Executive Governor of Oyo State, Governor Abiola Ajimobi, on June 8, 2017 in Saki community, Oyo State.

FrieslandCampina WAMCO marks World Milk Day 2017 by engaging students on the versatility of milk

Nigeria’s leading dairy firm FrieslandCampina WAMCO, makers of Peak milk commemorated World Milk Day 2017 by bringing attention to the different ways milk can be used through the cook-with-milk 2017 Pecadomo Nutrition Contest. The event promoted the health benefits of milk and drew attention to the importance of preparing healthy, nutritious meals.

FrieslandCampina WAMCO sustains growth despite harsh economic environment

Nigeria’s leading dairy firm FrieslandCampina WAMCO reported higher sales and profits in its full-year financial results for 2016.

At the company’s 44th Annual General Meeting, which held at the Muson Center, Onikan, Lagos on Thursday May 18, 2017, shareholders acknowledged the efforts of the Board of Directors and Management for the consistent performance despite the decline in economic activities and increased pressure on the naira.

Peak launches N40 sachet milk

Leading dairy brand, Peak, a product of FrieslandCampina WAMCO has launched a new Peak milk sachet into the market at N40, a way to cushion the effects of the current recession and reach a broader market segment.

The new price scheme would also create a more heightened competitive environment in the Nigerian powdered milk market.

In a released statement to the media, the dairy giant noted that its customers deserve premium regardless of what the economy says.

FC WAMCO and Sahel Capital Partners Sign MOU on Collaboration to further Nigeria Dairy Development Programme

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC and Sahel Capital Partners & Advisory have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on Nigeria Dairy Development Programme (NDDP).

The Nigeria Dairy Development Programme is a processor-led dairy programme collaboration between FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC, Nigeria’s leading dairy company and Sahel Capital Partners & Advisory Limited. The programme aims to strengthen the Dairy Transformation Agenda of the Government by demonstrating proof-of-scale in Nigeria’s processor-led initiatives for dairy development as modelled by FrieslandCampina WAMCO’s Dairy Development Programme (DDP).

FrieslandCampina WAMCO inspires its female employees, marks International Womens Day

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC celebrated its female workforce to mark 2017 International Women’s Day.

The forum featured two leading women in Nigerian business who are inspiring young career ladies on their journey of discovering themselves and struggling to strike a work-life balance.

FrieslandCampina WAMCO receives National Productivity Merit Award

Nigeria’s foremost dairy nutrition company, FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC, has been conferred with the illustrious National Productivity Merit Award.

This recognition by the Federal Ministry of Labour was made during the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) awards, which held at the conference hall, NICON Luxury Hotels, Abuja on 21st February, 2017.

Ben Langat appointed Managing Director FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC

Ben Langat has been appointed Managing Director of FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC with effect from 13 March 2017. He will report to Roel van Neerbos, Chief Operating Officer, Consumer Products Europe, Middle East and Africa, and he will be located in Lagos, Nigeria.

Until June 2016, Langat was the Managing Director of Nigerian Bottling Company Limited, Coca Cola Hellenic Bottling Company where he led major business transformation, route to market plan growing volumes and market share and delivered double digit growth despite economic challenges. He further expanded the business into new categories including the successful launch of Pulpy. He developed a strong talented team for the business over the period.

Fire guts condensed section of FrieslandCampina WAMCO factory

Fire broke out on Friday at the condensed factory premises of FrieslandCampina WAMCO in Ogba Industrial Estate, Ikeja, Lagos State.

However, the fire was quickly contained by the rapid response of the Lagos State Fire Service with support from FrieslandCampina WAMCO safety team and other nearby corporate entities.