SON canvasses product registration to check substandard goods influx
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has blamed the illicit trade of substandard goods on unscrupulous importers, noting that the importers wilfully import such goods to cheat unsuspecting Nigerians.
SON to revive ailing paper industry with new standards
Worried about the moribund state of paper in the country, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), and relevant stakeholders have reviewed standards to revive the sector.
SON tackles dry beans rejection with new standards
Worried about the high level of rejects of Nigeria’s dry beans at the international market, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has developed a standard specification for the commodity to aid acceptance in the global markets. Indeed, the agency said the development of new standards, review of existing ones, adoption of international, continental and regional…
Nosak vegetable oil gets MANCAP award
The Nosak Farm Produce Limited, a subsidiary of Nosak Group has been presented the Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP) product quality certificate by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), for its Nosak Famili Vegetable Oil.
SON alerts on cancer-causing substance in school uniforms from China
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has warned importers of school uniform materials into Nigeria about some cancer-causing substances found...
Role of metrology in industrial growth, by professionals
They made the call at the 12th Intra-Africa Metrology System (AFRIMETS), General Assembly and Related Meeting held in Enugu State. The experts harped on the need to deploy metrology to boost trade in Africa.The event hosted by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria ....
African standards bodies seek to deepen continental trade through metrology
African standards bodies have collaborated to boost trade in the African bloc by deploying the use of metrological infrastructure. According to the group, using metrology infrastructure to drive trade in the continent had become imperative, pointing out that it would go a long way to complement the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA). This was…
Rite Foods gets ISO 9001-2015 certificate to boost quality, service delivery
For putting in place a quality management system and demonstrating a commitment to customer satisfaction, as well as adherence to statutory and regulatory requirements in the country, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has presented Rite Foods Limited with ISO 9001:2015 certificate.
SON designs system to maintain high standard of Nigerian products
To ensure that Nigeria manufacturing companies do not compromise the standards of their products, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has designed a system of getting feedback information from consumers of various food products to enable them know whether standards are being maintained or not.
ISO certifies Mouka’s processes
The Director General, SON, Osita Aboloma, explained that the feat recorded by the company would help to increase its efficiency, profitability while also reducing operating costs.