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Viju Industries introduces new range of drinks

Milk-based drinks maker Viju Industries Nigeria Limited has unveiled its new and improved drinks, packaged in 150ml, 300ml and 330ml PET bottles respectively.

According to the company’s management, the new improved milk drinks come in different range – 300ml is offered in chocolate, wheat and yoghurt flavours, while the fruits and flavour milk range are packaged in 150ml and 330ml PET bottles. The company adds that the new drink and package sizes will enable both children and adults have value for their money.

Fan Milk donates goods to Lagos Orphanage

Fan Milk Nigeria Plc, a leading maker of frozen yoghurt and other dairy-based drinks has donated its products, as well as food items, toiletries and branded exercise books to the Modupe Cole Memorial Child Care and Treatment Home School in Lagos as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility and to celebrate this year’s Valentine’s Day.

Health industry accused of sabotaging efforts to reduce sugar content in sweetened beverages

Advocates of sugar-tax on sweetened beverages such as Carbonated Soft Drinks (CSDs) in Nigeria say that health organisations as well as medical and public health institutions have been enabling the rise in new cases of diabetes and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the country by accepting billions of naira in donations from soft drink manufacturers in the form of Social Responsibility donations.

Two die as policemen shoot at protesting Chi Limited workers

Two casual workers at Chi Limited, makers of fruit and dairy-based juices and yoghurt died when policemen who were called to the scene of protesting workers at the company’s factory in Ajao Estate, Lagos opened fire on them.

The deceased, a 19-year old Daniel Osikoya, and another worker, whose name is not yet known, died from wounds sustained from being shot in the thigh and leg.

CWAY accused of maintaining unhygienic work environment leading to spread of Hepatitis B

CWAY Group Nigeria Limited, a food and beverage manufacturer of purified water, fruit-based milk drinks, and fruit juices, among others has been accused by its workers of maintaining an unhygienic work environment which has led to the spread of Hepatitis B among some of its workers.

France’s Lactalis seeks buyout of Parmalat

French dairy group Lactalis, the world’s largest dairy firm announced on Tuesday it was seeking a buyout offer for remaining shares of Italian dairy firm Parmalat for which it does not already own. Lactalis controls 83.3% of Parmalat and is seeking to acquire additional 12.26% shares, according to a statement released by Sofil – the invest arm of the Besnier family that owns Lactalis.

FG Partners L&Z Farms To Develop The Dairy Sector

The Nigerian Government and local dairy firm, L&Z Integrated Dairy Farms based in Kano have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at developing the dairy sector and helping to tackle the recurring Fulani herdsmen and farmers clashes in Nigeria.

The MOU signing which took place in Abuja had the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh sign for the Federal Government, while L&Z Integrated Dairy Farm chairman Keith Richards signed for the company.

Viju extends line into Yoghurt drinks

Viju Industries Nigeria Limited, makers of dairy-based fruit drinks which come in different flavours announced it was adding yoghurt drinks to its product line.

The Chinese dairy company which entered the Nigerian market in 2004 makes dairy-based fruit drinks derived from milk powder, sugar and fruit juice. Its sales have grown over the years and it now wants to add fast growing yoghurt segment to its product line.