Thursday, 2nd February 2023
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23 Nov
Though the Federal Government is unrelenting to introduce a percentage tax of 20 per cent on fizzy drink products, operators are worried about the capacity to bear an additional cost in an environment where consumers struggle with rising inflation
20 Nov
The Consultant Endocrinologist at Garki Hospital, Abuja, Dr Olusegun Ajuwon has advocated the need for Nigerians to consume foods that contain a high quantity of fibre to prevent diabetes.
31 Aug
Worried by the dominance of a segment of the productive sector in the economy, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has emphasised the need for government intervention in other critical subsectors
8 Apr 2022
More than 220 exhibitors from over 40 countries and 5,000 visitors are expected to converge on the Food & Beverage (FAB) West Africa 2002 show in Lagos.
30 Mar 2022
Sugar plays an important role in the production of pharmaceuticals, soft drinks, confectionery, food and beverages, among others. Globally, the sugar industry remains
19 Jan 2022
The recent decision of the Federal Government of Nigeria to introduce 10% taxation on sugar-sweetened beverages has generated a lot of controversies, comments and reactions from the wider population
3 Sep 2020
The National Union of Foods, Beverages and Tobacco Employees (NUFBTE), has refuted reports by some former members that it has a leadership crisis.   The aggrieved members, who pulled out to form a faction, alleged that the leadership of the union was restrained by a court injunction from extending tenure of the president, Lateef Oyelekan,…
25 Mar 2020
ith the Federal Government’s resolve to encourage firms to backwardly integrate their processes, as well as the prevailing economic situation in the country
23 May 2019
The fifth Nigeria Pharma Manufacturers’ Expo 2019 (NPME 2019) is set to address development of local manufacturing and production of high quality, safe and affordable medicines in the country. The NPME is billed to hold from August 28-29, at New Haven, Oba Akinjobi Street, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos, and is expected to attract approximately 200 International…
11 Oct 2016
The UN health agency on Tuesday urged countries to start taxing sugary beverages as they fight against an obesity epidemic, pointing to evidence that price hikes can dramatically reduce consumption.
1 Jun 2016
There are many types of teas consumed by humans; the Green tea, Yellow tea, Black tea, Oolong tea, Pu-erh tea, Herbal tea amongst others.  All come from the same plant, (Camellia sinensis). Green tea is prepared by steaming and pan-frying these leaves and then drying them. Other teas such as Black tea and Oolong tea…


49 mins ago
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested a woman, Omoseyin Esther, with the Twitter handle Simisola of Lala, offering new naira notes for sale on social media.
53 mins ago
The Ndanekpa descendants, one of the ruling clans in the Adadu community in Toto Local Council of the state, have raised alarm over the alleged distortion of their family history by Asumburuku descendants, the current ruling house in the community.
1 hour ago
The Rivers State Government has withdrawn its earlier approval of the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium given to the Peoples Democratic Party's Presidential Campaign for its mega rally in Port Harcourt scheduled for Saturday, February 11, 2023.
1 hour ago
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has emerged as the best Leadership Government Agency of the year 2022.
3 hours ago
What has been discussed in political circles in hushed tones and which was released through innuendoes last week Thursday, by the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, at a campaign rally in Abeokuta, was, yesterday.