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Category Archives: Dairy

Chellarams DMK unveils Real Active Chocolate Malted Drink

Chellarams DMK Limited, the dairy arm of Chellarams Plc, has extended its Real Activ product line with the launch of Real Activ Chocolate Malted food drink.

According to the company, the drink which contains twelve essential nutrients with immense nutritional benefit is targeted at children who need to be active in school and at play and adults who require constant energy for work even as it contains the appropriate amount of sugar needed.

Peak milk donates wheelchair accessible bus to Nigeria Para-powerlifting Federation

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc, makers of Peak milk, presented a new mobility bus with wheelchair access to the Nigeria Para-powerlifting Federation on Tuesday, February 5, at the company’s headquarters in Lagos thus fulfilling its promise to the Para-powerlifters.

Cadbury collaborates with UNHC, donates Bournvita to IDP camps

Cadbury Nigeria Plc has announced the donation of Bournvita products, its flagship brand to some Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in Nigeria, working in collaboration with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees.

In a statement, the company’s Corporate and Government Affairs Director for West Africa, Mr Bala Yesufu, said Cadbury was moved to make the donation by the plight of IDPs living in various camps in the country.

PZ Cussons denies reports it is leaving Nigeria

Leading consumer goods company PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc has denied reports that it is pulling out of Nigeria.

In a series of reports that appeared online earlier in the week, first at online platform, Nairaland, with the heading, “PZ pulls out from Nigeria,” and yet at another online platform with the caption, “Nigeria PZ Cussons to withdraw amid tough conditions,”

Hollandia Evap launches 120g “Pere” pack

Leading dairy brand Hollandia Evap Milk has disclosed that it is now available in a 120g pack for only N100, lovingly referred to as “Pere”.

According to Chi Limited, the makers of Hollandia Evap Milk, the term “Pere” which translates as “no more, no less” is intended to symbolise the product’s high quality, satisfactory quantity and affordability, thereby resonating with consumers across the country.

In a statement, the company said, ‘‘With offer of the same premium quality, which is tasty, creamy and nourishing, and at an affordable price, the new Hollandia Evap Milk 120g pack comes in a convenient portion size and a brand new pack format in the evaporated milk category that will make it irresistible to consumers.

Viju unveils more flavours to its line-up of fruit-flavoured milk drinks

Leading dairy company, Viju Industries Nigeria Limited has added two new flavours to its roster of fruit-flavoured milk drinks – Viju Malt & Milk drink and Viju Baked Yoghurt drink.

According to the firm, the products which were launched just before the holiday season, was part of its commitment towards providing high-quality products to the Nigerian market.

Speaking at the launch in Lagos, the Assistant Chairman, Viju Industries, Tom Hu, said that the new products are as a result of the company’s redoubled efforts to return to the Nigerian market with richer products of better quality and service.

Dano Milk signs Nollywood actress Rachael Okonkwo as brand ambassador

Nollywood actress, dancer, model and philanthropist, Rachael Okonkwo popularly known as ‘Nkoli Nwa Nsukka’ has been signed on to Dano milk as brand ambassador.

The signing ceremony which held on the 17th of January, 2018 at the company’s office premises signifies the start of a vibrant collaboration between Dano milk and Rachael Okonkwo who brings vitality, style and grace to everything she does.

CWAY branches out into alcoholic beverage line with Cheers Cocktail

CWAY Foods and Beverages Nigeria Limited, a company best known for its wide array of fruit-flavoured milk drinks such as Nutri-Milk and the recently launched Nutri-Yo, a drinking yoghurt, as well as drinking water and dispensers has recently branched out into the alcoholic Ready-to-drink (RTDs) or mixed spirit drinks segment with the launch of “Cheers Cocktail.”

The company said their target markets are adults as they wind down after work or on a night out with friends in party and events.

Valio Lactose-Free Milk Powder launched in Nigeria

Valio milk powder was launched in Nigeria recently .

The lactose-free product which is a product of Finland was introduced into the country by Thompson & Grace Pharmaceuticals Limited (T & G Pharma), a leading pharmaceutical company in Lagos.

At the unveiling of the four variants of the milk product at separate events in Abuja and Lagos respectively recently, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of T & G Pharma, Dr. Isaac Amos declared that Valio milk produced in Finland by Valio Limited, and other dairy products from the company are easy to digest and they contain low carbohydrates and high protein content.

Cost saving initiatives lifts PZ Cussons Nigeria half-year profit

PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc, the maker of a wide range of consumer goods, said that half-year profit for period ending 30th November 2018 grew by 107% to N1.22bn from N589.5m, helped by cost management initiatives and improvement in net finance costs.

The company saw a 48% drop in administrative expense to N1.98bn from N3.8bn in the previous year. Net finance cost declined by 119% to N95m from N501m in the previous year, boosted by improvement in foreign exchange loss by 80%.