Spectre of no-deal Brexit returns to haunt virus-hit UK
The prospect of a no-deal Brexit looms again in Britain, stoking fears of a painful double whammy for an economy already on its knees due to the deadly coronavirus outbreak. Concern is mounting as Britain and the European Union meet again in London this week, with hopes fading of an immediate breakthrough and an approaching…
Redevelopment of Lagos’ N2.8b fruit market begins in July
After a five-month delay, the redevelopment of the Ikosi-Ketu Fruit Market expected to gulp N2.8b would commence in July following the parties involved
How to create wealth from mango processing for export, local markets
Head of Agro-Economy Desk, FEMI IBIROGBA, writes on how seasonal and highly perishable mangoes could be processed, preserved and used to create wealth for the processors and other value chain players. THEY are here now in abundance. They come every year. But more of them get wasted than consumed or utilised. They are mangoes. The…
Ver Vivian, the drink merchant
My name is Ver Vivian. I hail from Benue State. I am 16 years old, and I am a passionate young entrepreneur. I engage in making healthy and refreshing smoothies, and such fruit and vegetable drinks as Tiger nut, Beetroot and Bitter, among others. I started this business when I was just 12 years old.…
Suffering from low energy?
You know those days, the ones where your motor is just not running as you know it can. It happens to a lot us, some probably don’t remember the last time they felt truly energized and are tired of feeling tired. Our energy levels can sometimes take a nosedive, making it harder to perform when…
Smokers who eat fruit, vegetables regularly lower lung disease risk by 40%with breast cancer
Scientists warn smokers should make sure they eat more fruit and vegetables to prevent deadly lung disease. A study found that consuming five-a-day reduces their risk of getting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by 40 per cent.
Chivita introduces vegetable, fruit nectar for health consciousness consumers
Health consciousness consumers can now easily satisfy their need for healthy drinks with the recent introduction of Chivita Active Vegetable and Fruit Nectar.