Inadequate funding, excessive electricity billing, others affecting food processors
Inadequate access to government intervention funds, excessive electricity billing and government’s preference for purchasing from contractors have been identified as major challenges facing indigenous food processing companies.
Food processor lists benefits of daily cocoa consumption
The Chief Executive Officer of Spectra Industries Limited, Lagos, makers of Cocoa Powder, Mr. Duro Kuteyi has called on Nigerians to embrace daily consumption of Cocoa products, to enjoy its incredible medical benefits, which are entrenched with amazing healing power.
70 entrepreneurs get GAIN’s Lagos post-harvest training
No fewer than 70 participants, comprising entrepreneurs, members of cooperative societies, research and agricultural departments of academic institutions, financial service providers and regulatory agencies, have completed training with the Post-harvest Loss Alliance for Nutrition (PLAN) programme in Lagos.
Expert tasks CBN on intervention to enhance cassava production
Mr Duro Kuteyi, a former Chairman of the National Association of Small Scale Industrialists (NASSI), has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to implement an intervention for cassava farmers, towards enhancing food production.