Daily Archives: April 3, 2016

Chi Limited reaffirms support for sports in Nigeria

Chi Limited, Nigeria’s largest juice maker and company known for its Chivita juice brands among others have come out to reaffirm its support for local sports teams in Nigeria by putting its weight behind ‘Lagos Marines’ football team at the University of Lagos (UNILAG).

The company said that its support is in line with its policy of fostering a healthy lifestyle and youth development through promotion of local football clubs and sporting engagements.

Diageo to rename McDowell’s Whiskey outside of India

Drinks maker, Diageo Plc has reached an agreement with the Scotch Whiskey Association (SWA) to rename one of its biggest-selling whiskey brands, McDowell’s No. 1 to another name. It has also agreed not to export its Bagpiper brand outside of India.

McDowell’s and Bagpiper are both Indian whiskeys, whose origins are widely known within India. However, the Scotch Whiskey Association (SWA) argued that outside of India, many consumers mistakenly assume they are Scotch Whiskeys because of their name and reference to Scotland.

Fire guts Ranona Nigeria Ltd beverage factory in Isolo, Lagos


Fire broke out on Friday at the Isolo area Lagos factory of Ranona Nigeria Limited, makers of FreshYo yoghurt, Blue Boat Fruit Milk, among other beverage products.

The fire which allegedly started from the mixing unit of the plant had already consumed about five sections of the factory before fire fighters arrived at the scene.

Workers at the factory, which is located at Afprint Way, along the busy Oshodi/Apapa Express way, Isolo, said they ran from the premises when they noticed thick smoke gushing from a section of the factory.