Bitter Truth About Sugar, 5 Ways It Negatively Affects The Body
Growing up, we all had “too much sugar is not good for you” echoed over and over again that it became a sort of anthem but let’s admit it, that didn’t stop any of us from slowing down on the sweets and candies. Children are not the only ones guilty of consuming too much sugary…
Investing in cube sugar production and packaging
From our research, only two companies are currently producing cube sugars in the country. These companies are not only producing for over 150 million people in Nigeria
Zero oil plan to lift 20m out of poverty, create 500,000 additional jobs annually, says NEPC
Executive Director, Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Segun Awolowo, has said that the zero oil plan is expected to create about 500,000 additional jobs annually, due to an increase in production and export activities
11 Ways Sugary Drinks Affect Your Body Negatively
Excessive sugar is bad for health. Some sources of sugar are worse than others and sugary drinks are by far the worst. Below are 11 reasons why sugary drinks are bad for your health according to Healthline. Sugary soda contains no additional nutrient, just sugar It adds nothing to your diet except excessive amounts of added…
Concerns rise over annual importation of 700,000mt of sugar into Nigeria
The Federal Government has raised concern over the annual importation of about 700,000 metric tonnes (MT) of sugar into the country despite the abundance of the resource locally.
Nigeria has capacity to export sugar, says Dangote
Chairman of Dangote roup, Aliko Dangote, has said that Nigeria has the capacity to export sugar to other countries considering the friendly investment atmosphere
5 Reasons Why You Should Put Down That Energy Drink
An energy drink is a type of drink containing sugar and stimulant compounds, usually caffeine. Depending on the brand and variety, it may or may not be carbonated and may also contain other sweeteners or herbal extracts. Energy drinks boost your "energy" level. The main ingredient in energy drinks is caffeine which stimulates brain function…
Making AfCFTA work for Nigeria
After a curious initial hesitation, Nigeria recently became the 53rd country on the African continent that signed the protocol establishing the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (ACFTA).
The bitter truth about sugar
You don’t have to be a nutritionist to know that your favourite red velvet cake or cinnamon glazed doughnut is packed with sugar. It is also common knowledge that most of the soft drinks we consume daily are made with a lot of sugar. In fact, a single bottle of soft drink has 12 teaspoons of sugar, which is twice the recommended daily limit of sugar intake which is 6 teaspoons; and that is just one bottle! Many Nigerians have at least an average of 2 to 3 bottles a day.
‘Nigeria loses over 300,000MT of local sugar demand to smuggling yearly’
The Chairman of Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, Aliko Dangote has warned that Nigeria is losing over 300,000 metric tonnes of local sugar demand to smuggling on yearly basis. This figure is huge, as smuggling continues to adversely affect the nation’s sugar industry, he said on the sidelines of the 13th yearly general meeting of…