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Rite Foods attains ISO 9001 certification as it seeks growth

Rite Foods Limited, the Ososa, Ogun State-based food and beverage manufacturer said it has received the Quality Management System certification also known as ISO 9001:2015 from the Standard Organisation of Nigeria, the country’s representative of the International Organisation for Standardisation.

The certificate is an international standard that is given to organisations that demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements.

IB Plc teams up with Lagos State Government to bring live viewing centres of FIFA World Cup to residents

International Breweries Plc, the Nigerian subsidiary of Belgian brewer AB InBev said it has partnered with the Lagos State Government to bring the remaining live matches of the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup to Lagosians.

The firm is sponsoring all the viewing centres set up by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode through the Lagos State Sports Commission.

Coca-Cola Nigeria, others seek collaboration on water sustainability

Stakeholders drawn from water related field in the public sector, NGOs, corporations, including Coca-Cola Nigeria have highlighted the importance of partnerships to address water usage, and shortages in the country.

Speaking at a Sustainable development symposium organized by Pan Atlantic University, part of the Lagos Business School in Lekki, Lagos with the theme ‘From Global Goals to Local Action: Catalyzing Action Towards Sustainable Water Development’, the group declared there was need for increased partnership among government, corporations and non-profit organisations to work together in promoting sustainable water provisions and management in Nigeria which they noted would go a long way in bridging the demand gap for water access in communities.

Int’l Breweries’ Hero Lager gets conferred with ‘red cap’ crown cork title

Hero, a premium lager beer from the stable of International Breweries Plc, a proud part of the world’s largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, (AB InBev), has been knighted with a new crown cork.

The company said on Sunday that the beer, now has a Red Cork and the title of “Mmanya ejiri mara Igbo’’ (The lager with which Igbos are known).

Budweiser unveils ‘Light Up the FIFA World Cup’ campaign

Budweiser, a brand from the stables of International Breweries Plc, a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev, the Official Beer of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, on Tuesday launched its new global campaign “Light Up the FIFA World Cup.”

The major highlights of the campaign feature drones delivering bottles of cold Budweiser to fans across the world in what the company refers to as “the largest beer delivery to date”.

Obaseki to push for non-punitive tax system for local companies

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said local companies looking to invest should be given more incentives to do so, including a non-punitive tax regime to encourage investments and boost the nation’s economic growth.

The Governor made the case while receiving the management team of Guinness Nigeria Plc., led by the Chairman, Babatunde Savage, who paid a courtesy visit to the governor, at the Government House in Benin City, the Edo State capital.

Guinness Nigeria pays courtesy visit to Edo State Governor, traditional fathers as it rolls out Royal Kingdom Lager

Guinness Nigeria Plc on Wednesday announced the launch of Royal Kingdom Lager beer; a truly local beer finely brewed to international quality.

According to the company, Royal Kingdom is a first of its kind; redefining quality, heritage, culture and royalty for the proud people of Edo and Delta States. It has a refined, crisp and refreshing taste made with pure ingredients for a rich and rewarding experience.

Third Annual Food West Africa exhibition to begin May 8

The third edition of Food West Africa Exhibition will hold from May 8 to 10 at Landmark Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, its organiser, Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, has said.

Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, the world’s leading publishing and exhibitions company, said the event is expected to attract over 4,400 experts from 25 countries.

NBC kickstarts 2018 Edition of ‘Youth Empowered’ training scheme in Ibadan

In demonstration of its commitment to youth development in Nigeria, Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC) has kicked off the 2018 edition of‘Youth Empowered’, a training workshop designed to equip Nigerian youths with life and Business skills for their personal development and help them transition to meaningful employment.

Rite Foods holds maiden Beverage Award for Distributors, Trade Partners

Rite Foods Limited, a new player in the Food and Beverage sector with such brands as Bigi Cola, Bigi Orange, Fearless Energy drinks, among others held its very first distributors and trade partners award on 26 April 2018 in Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos.

The forum, themed the 1st National Consumer Forum for Beverage, was a platform for the company to appreciate its loyal customers for their patronage over the last 10 years.