Cream Liqueur sees growth with new players, more flavours

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Modular building technology firm sees growth opportunities in various sectors as economy recovers

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Category Archives: Dairy

Danish firm FOSS Analytical partners Nigerian firm PAGI to boost food production and safety

Foss Analytical Business

FOSS Analytical Business, a leading manufacturer of innovative high-end analytical instruments from Denmark has partnered Prime Atlantic Global Instruments Ltd (PAGI), an indigenous firm to boost production, food safety and chemical analysis.

The launch of the partnership between FOSS Analytical Business and PAGI took place in Lagos on Monday.

Speaking at the launch, Mr Michael Moller, the Area Sales Manager of FOSS, said that the decision to partner with Prime Atlantic Global Instruments Ltd. (PAGI), a Nigerian company, was because of professionalism.

CHI Limited launches Hollandia Lactose Free Easy-to-Digest Milk

Hollandia Lactose free digestable milk

CHI Limited, a leading juice and dairy company has announced the launch of Hollandia Lactose Free Easy-to-Digest Milk.

The company said that research has shown that majority of Nigerians are lactose intolerant and are unable to digest lactose present in milk. This gives rise to symptoms varying from bloating to flatulence, nausea, cramps, diarrhea, and stooling. Most consumers may not connect these symptoms with lactose intolerance since the awareness is low. For those who are aware, they may stop taking milk, thereby losing out on all the benefits of milk, such as calcium, proteins and vitamins.

Nwuneli quits Nestle’s Board

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Nestle Nigeria Plc has announced the resignation of one of its Board members.

In a letter released to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on 29 October 2019, the food and beverage firm said that Mrs Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli, an independent non-executive director of the company has by a letter dated 20 October 2019 informed the Board of her decision to resign as a Director of the Company effective from that date, due to her ongoing fellowship at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Nestle Nigeria sees modest growth in nine months

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Nestle Nigeria Plc reported modest gains in sales and profit for the nine months to the end of September.

The food and beverage giant posted an 11% increase in net profit for the period, helped by a 4% sales growth. Revenue climbed to N211.3bn from N203bn in the previous year. Sales in the third quarter grew marginally by 2% resulting in a quarterly net profit decline of 9%.

The company benefitted from a sharp drop in net finance cost, which fell to N496m from N1.3bn, a 61% decline.

FG officially opens milk collection centre in Kano

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The Federal Government on Saturday inaugurated a mini milk collection centre in Tassa Village in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano State.

Speaking at the event, the Minister of Agriculture, Sabo Nanono, said that the centre would alleviate the plight of milk sellers and improve their business.

Hollandia Evap Milk launches New Communication Campaign

Hollandia Evaporated milk combo

One of Nigeria’s leading evaporated milk brands, Hollandia Evap Milk, has launched a new marketing communication campaign. Aimed at inspiring and enabling consumers to achieve their daily goals, the campaign strengthens the milk brand’s position as the all-rounder evaporated milk and positions it as the perfect accompaniment to a wide variety of breakfast meals, foods and drinks, such as cereals, custard, pancakes, smoothies, tea, coffee, and chocolate beverages.

European Commission shows off how to use European dairy products in African cuisines

Afrogourmands

The European Commission, in partnership with French Dairy Interbranch Organization (CNIEL), recently hosted professionals, talented African cooks and media to tastings and workshops on the use of European dairy products in the African cuisine.

Internationally acclaimed Chef Christian Abegan and Pierre Gay, Meilleur Ouvrier de France Fromager (Best Cheesemonger in France) facilitated the programme, themed, “Afrogourmands” in Lagos.

Cadbury Nigeria sustains growth momentum in nine months

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Cadbury Nigeria Plc reported higher profits in the nine months to the end of September, with earnings rising to N648m from N172m in the same period in 2018.

The profit growth was driven by a 7% rise in revenue to N28.9bn from N26.9bn. The company also benefitted from a tepid rise in cost of sales to N23bn from N21.6bn and administration expense which rose marginally by 2%.

NECA urges Federal Government to foster dialogue to ease doing business in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has appealed to the Federal Government to encourage dialogue and engagement to resolve issues in a friendly and peaceful manner within the provisions of the law when dealing with businesses.

The Pro-business group made the call in Lagos on Tuesday following the recent sealing of the premises of Nestlé Nigeria Plc by officials of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC).

FBRA appoints Executive Secretary to deepen commitment towards a sustainable recycling economy

Agharese (Arese) Lucia Onaghise, Executive Secretary, Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance

The Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) has announced the appointment of Agharese (Arese) Lucia Onaghise, as the Executive Secretary of the Alliance to drive its ambitious goal towards building a sustainable recycling economy for food and beverage packaging waste in Nigeria.

Onaghise will drive the various campaigns and initiatives of FBRA as a Producer Responsibility Organisation (PRO) to fruition, with her wealth of experience. This would further strengthen the recovery of food and beverage packaging waste in compliance with the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) policy of the Federal Government.