Cream Liqueur sees growth with new players, more flavours

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No ban or restrictions on food imports – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said there was no truth to a story in the Financial imes of London that his government has placed a ban on the importation of food items into the country.

The president also said that his recent directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) not to provide foreign exchange (FX) to food importers did not amount to food restriction.

Stakeholders at AgriQuest Africa forum proffer ways to boost fruit, vegetable production

Stakeholders in the food and beverage sector met recently in Lagos at a forum organized by AgriQuest Africa Network (AQAN) to seek ways to boost fruit and vegetable production amid post-harvest challenges.

According to the immediate past Dean, Post- Graduate School, Bell University of Technology, Ota, Prof Olugbenga Ogunmoyela, fruits and vegetables are not only rich in nutrients, they are veritable sources of income for farmers.

NBC, Enyo partner to provide Coca-Cola products to consumers

The Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), bottlers of Coca-Cola products said it has partnered with Enyo Retail & Supply Limited, a downstream oil and gas firm to boost customer experience through the provision of the NBC chillers at selected Enyo service stations nationwide.

According to the NBC, the collaboration aligns with Enyo’s vision of making its retail outlets one-stop centres where customers can do more than fuelling their cars.

President Buhari orders CBN to halt Forex provision for food imports

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stop making foreign exchange available to food importers, saying that the directive is to ensure the steady improvement in agricultural production and to attain full food security.

The statement was made while the president hosted his party’s, All Progressive Congress (APC) governors to eid-el-Kabir lunch at his country home in Daura, Kastina State.

Heineken to expand capacity in South Africa brewery as its market grows

Heineken NV has announced it will spend US$67m in South Africa to expand capacity at its Sedibeng brewery.

The company produces ciders and beer at the brewery it co-owns with Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL). Some of its brands include Heineken, Amstel, Windhoek and Strongbow. The plan is to enlarge the brewery’s capacity from 5.3m hectoliters to 7.5 million hectoliters per year to accommodate demand.

Cream Liqueur sees growth with new players, more flavours

Cream liqueur is experiencing renewed growth in Nigeria, spurred by increased interest by consumers, particularly women. It is a favourite of women because it is a type of alcoholic spirits for people who do not like alcohol. The flavour variants and cream masks the taste of whisky or other distilled spirits, and compared to other spirits categories, the alcohol base volume (ABV) is usually tame, between 13% – 17%, which is more tolerable for the target market. Also, the drink does not require a mixer to consume. It can be consumed straight out of the bottle either chilled or with ice.

Goldberg, La Casera to support 2019 Udiroko Festival

Two major beverage brands, Goldberg Lager beer, produced by Nigerian Breweries Plc, and La Casera Apple drink, made by The La Casera Company Nigeria Limited are some of the sponsors billed to take part in the 2019 edition of the Udiroko Festival, a cultural celebration of the Ado-Ekiti people as a collective entity that dates back to 1310 AD.
Both sponsors are said to have taken notice of the importance of the festival celebrated annually in Ado-Ekiti, South West Nigeria.

Goldberg Lager gets a new look

To sustain the spirit of celebration and cultural heritage, Goldberg, the premium quality beer which has become a cultural staple for pleasure-seekers for years, today, launched a new golden look that speaks to its respected status in the beer community as a cultural symbol.

With its refined, classy look, Goldberg was relaunched on August 9, 2019 at the finale of the brand’s talent hunt show, Ariya Repete, at the Ikeja City Mall, Lagos with the theme, “The Mark of Respect.”

Hero Lager launches Echefula – “never forget your identity” campaign

Hero Lager, from the stable of International Breweries Plc, has launched a unique campaign called Echefula-“Never Forget Your Identity”.

The awareness seeks to connect the brand at a deeper level with the people that have welcomed and accepted it as part of their culture while also reminding consumers to be proud of their heritage, identity, and to celebrate their culture and embrace their traditions.

“We have reached over 16,000 young people with business and life skills” – NBC

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC), the bottlers of Coca-Cola soft drinks in the country has said that its Youth Empowered programme has trained 16,000 entrepreneurs.

The company’s Public Affairs and Communications Director, Ekuma Eze, made this known while speaking at a three-day training workshop in Calabar. He said that the soft drinks giant is involved in the initiative because the government alone cannot solve the problem of unemployment.