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Goldberg, La Casera to support 2019 Udiroko Festival

Two major beverage brands, Goldberg Lager beer, produced by Nigerian Breweries Plc, and La Casera Apple drink, made by The La Casera Company Nigeria Limited are some of the sponsors billed to take part in the 2019 edition of the Udiroko Festival, a cultural celebration of the Ado-Ekiti people as a collective entity that dates back to 1310 AD.
Both sponsors are said to have taken notice of the importance of the festival celebrated annually in Ado-Ekiti, South West Nigeria.

Promasidor signs agreement with Ekiti State to revive Ikun Dairy Farm

Promasidor Nigeria Limited, makers of Cowbell and Loya milk have signed a partnership agreement with the Ekiti State Government as part of its backward integration initiative aimed at creating local sourcing of raw materials for its dairy products through the state-owned Ikun Dairy Farm.

The agreement was signed by Ekiti State Governor, John Kayode Fayemi and the Managing Director of Promasidor Nigeria Limited, Anders Einarsson, in Abuja on Tuesday.

Ekiti State Government revives Gossy Table Water

The Ekiti State Government on Tuesday commissioned Gossy Table Water production plant, indicating the commencement of full scale production of the popular table water brand, a year after the parent company was liquidated.

The commissioning was led by the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, who led other dignitaries to the plant.

Commenting on the re-launch, Fayemi said it was regrettable that the Gossy Water Company, which could have been generating revenues for the state, went moribund due to lack of conducive environment for ease of doing business in Ekiti State after he left office in 2014.

UACN to liquidate Warm Spring Waters Nigeria Limited

United Africa Company Nigeria Plc (“UACN Plc”), a diversified conglomerate and one of Nigeria’s oldest companies announced on Thursday that it will wind up the assets of one of its subsidiary businesses, Warm Spring Waters Nigeria Limited, makers of ‘Gossy’ Table Water based in Ikogosi, Ekiti State.

The company cites weak operational performance due to problems associated with the rural location of the plant at the source of the spring water, logistical challenges, 100% reliance on company-generated power and a difficult operating environment as reasons to shut the business.

Warm Springs Waters commenced business in 2002 in Ikogosi, Ekiti State, in partnership with the Ekiti State Government and some private investors to produce premium quality spring water under the ‘Gossy’ brand.