Nassarawa government cedes land for $300m plantation, sugar facilities
Nassarawa State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which officially hands over 20,450 hectares of land to facilitate sugarcane production and sugar processing in the state.
Nigeria hopeful of $700m yearly from sugar backward integration
Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc has urged government to faithfully follow through the Backward Integration Policy (BIP) in the sugar industry as the nation stands to rake in foreign exchange
Sugars That Add No Calories
A balanced diet is a meal consisting of a variety of food that supplies an adequate amount of nutrients needed for a healthy body. However, the food constituents vary for everyone most especially Diabetics. A diabetic considers a healthful meal plan to: Have limited saturated fat, moderate amounts of salt and sugar include lean protein,…
‘Why SMEs must adopt micro-nutrient food fortification’
In a bid to scale processors’ compliance level in food fortification, TechnoServe Nigeria has urged operators of small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) in the food industry to adopt the micro-nutrient fortification index (MFI) model to self-regulate. Food fortification is a tool to tackle malnutrition, micronutrient deficiency that causes hidden hunger. Stunted growth, wasting, and obesity.…
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
Hopkins, Mosley entry to Boxing Hall of Fame delayed to '21
Legendary world champions Bernard Hopkins and "Sugar" Shane Mosley will have their inductions to the International Boxing Hall of Fame postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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…
Court acquits Oyo ex-lawmaker, three others over death of ‘Sugar’
An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan yesterday discharged and acquitted the Chief Whip in the Eighth Oyo State House of Assembly, Olafisoye Akinmoyede, over the murder of a member...