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Category Archives: Fruit Juices

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.

5Alive unveils new packaging for Citrus Burst and Berry Blast variants

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5Alive, one of the leading fruit juice brands from the portfolio of Coca-Cola has unveiled new packaging for its Citrus Burst and Berry Blast variants. The announcement was recently made on one of the brand’s social media handles.

The two variants have been repackaged to project a vibrant new look. They now come in handy recyclable PET bottles instead of the familiar tetra pak.

Lagos Cocktail Week returns

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Africa’s largest cocktail experience is almost here again! Lagos Cocktail Week 2019 (LCW) is set to take place from October 16th-October 17th 2019.

The first Lagos Cocktail event held on October 2014 as a week-long event known as The Lagos Cocktail Week (“LCW”).

Circular Economy: Stakeholders urge Effective Plastic Waste Management

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As countries across the world sustain the drive towards mitigating the dangers of non-degradable waste, participants at the CEO Roundtable on Sustainability have hinted that Nigeria stands a good chance of bending the curve in good time, only if the private and public sector can collaborate strategically. Aside policy making, the panel recommended strategic timelines for executing each step of the national plan on circular economy.

Symrise opens new Lab in Nigeria

Flavoring and fragrance manufacturer, Symrise has opened its new application laboratory in Lagos. The launch which took place on 4th September 2019 was attended by the company’s management team from Germany as well as customers and guests.

According to the company, the launch of the new lab is meant to deepen the company’s presence in West Africa and to service Nigeria’s consumer demands by sourcing production inputs locally.

Employer’s Union appeal to government to engage private sector in talks on forex ban on food import

The Association of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employers (AFBTE) has called on the Federal Government to go into talks with the Organised Private Sector (OPS) and other concerned stakeholders in the food industry in a bid to find lasting solutions to the government’s plan to restrict foreign exchange on food imports.

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.

Tolaram Group enters the fruit juice market with the launch of ‘GoodLife Magik’ fruit drink

Tolaram Group, a conglomerate with a wide range of consumer goods in its portfolio and best known for its Indomie noodles has entered the Nigerian fruit juice market with the launch of Goodlife Magik fruit drink.

The product was unveiled on Monday in the presence of dignitaries and stakeholders at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

AFBTE posts 22.3% income growth in 2018

The Association of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employers (AFBTE) said that its full year income in 2018 grew by 22.3% to N102m from N83.4m in 2017.

The trade union organization which represents the interest of companies in the food, beverage and tobacco industries said that the sector was beset by influx of imported finished products, which negatively impacted the patronage of locally made goods and thus affected the organisation’s profit margin.

Zuru Emirate head calls on government to find other methods to attract investments in food processing to reduce wastage

The Emir of Zuru, a local government area in Kebbi State in North West Nigeria, Major General Muhammad Sani Sami (Rtd.) has appealed to the Federal and State Government to device other means of attracting investments in food processing so as to reduce spoilage of crops being experienced by farmers in the country.

Sami made the appeal at the closing ceremony of Zuru Uhola 2019 annual festival. He lamented the amount of cash crops such as mango, guava, cashew, tomatoes, pepper, and others that rot away or given-away at reduced prices during peak periods due to lack of processing facilities.