TESTIMONIALS 2017

Read what our exhibitors said!


Prof. Pierre Pienaar
Vice President - World Packaging Organisation

Well done! This exhibition is real great, congratulations. I just want to let you know that this exhibition had been so good, well organized with attention to detail.

As I mentioned before smiling faces from you all - you need to be commended! :)


Mr Tom Runge
Area Sales Manager, ECOWAS - Mühlenchemie GmbH & Co. KG

 
We are active in Nigeria since 20 years and even until now, we highly gain from the transparent knowledge transfer.

As a provider of innovations, we believe that our customized solutions are most suitable for this kind of a fast moving market.

After 20 years of presence, we want to show our commitment to the people in this beautiful country.

Yes! We are very satisfied with the quality of our visitors. It is a great opportunity to present the extension of our product portfolio here at agrofood Nigeria 2017.


Mr Peter Sayal
Commodity Trading Manager - Lesaffre International/ba Nigeria Distribution Ltd

 
Faithful to the capacity for foresight and innovation on which our reputation was built, Lesaffre has developed a global portfolio of bread-making solutions for craft and industrial bakers.

We are active in Nigeria since 12 years. Nigeria is the most important market in Africa for our company because it is the largest market by far. All the products have been developed specially for Nigeria. Lesaffre has its own R&D lab in Lille, France, that develops these products after studying the flour, sugar, ovens etc. being used in Nigeria.
 
Our main target here at agrofood Nigeria 2017 is to create brand awareness, to showcase our new softener and to create brand recall.
 
Yes, we are very satisfied with the quality of our professional visitors. The cross-section of visitors has been very good at the show.


Mr Andreas Krueger
Country MD West Africa – GEA West Africa

 
GEA is one of the largest suppliers of process technology for the food industry and for a wide range of other industries. As an international technology group, the company focuses on world-leading process solutions and components for sophisticated production processes.

We are active in Nigeria since 2012. It is an emerging market with a population of 180 million people. Our products are suitable for the Nigerian market as they help to improve the food & beverage production and energy saving.

We participate here at agrofood Nigeria 2017 to show market presence and we are satisfied with the quality of the professional visitors.


Mr Alejandro Titiunik
Export Manager – Riso Gallo International

 
Riso Gallo is the No. 1 rice brand in Italy. A 160 years old family company, exports to 77 countries and produces Risotto rice varieties. This is our first experience here in Nigeria with this exhibition.

Our products are suitable for the Nigerian market as we supply Italian food products of high quality, suitable for the upper segment of the Nigerian population.

Our main target here at agrofood Nigeria 2017 is to have a look at the market, to meet professional food traders and to find potential importers for our products.

We are satisfied with the quality of the visitors.


Mr Mark van Harwegen den Breems (left)
Feed & Biofuel Technologies, MEA Regional Director – Andritz Feed & Biofuel A/S

 
We are enlarging our activities since 2016. Being the 2nd largest market in Africa, Nigeria is an important market for us, with a volume sizing twice as Germany (feed).

We offer start-up quality, capacity solutions for the aqua, poultry and cattle feed market. Our company wants to feed the African market.

Our main target here at agrofood Nigeria 2017 is to brand, process exposure to farmers, maintain existing relationships and last but not least to find new clients.

Yes, we are very satisfied with our business contacts. This market is growing rapidly with an increased professional interest.


Mr Giulio Moruzzi (left)
Area Manager & Girogio Oca, Food Industry Equipment – OCRIM

 
Our group is present in Nigeria since the 1960s. Nigeria and the West African market are highly important for us because it is a growing market. OCRIM Group wants to supply the real Italian made equipment for reliable and long-lasting production plants.

OCRIM is really flexible in terms of suppliers, solutions and services for each customers' request. Our technicians and engineers have a huge experience around the globe thanks to 1,500 installed plants. We offer this knowledge to our clients.
 

Our main target here at agrofood Nigeria 2017 is to reach the right target group (e.g. flour millers, chief millers) and to get in touch with prospective clients.

Yes, we are satisfied with the visitors. We already got interesting contacts and we are already following up on some prospects.


Mr Daryl De Swardt
Sales Manager – MACADAMS

 
Macadams Baking System is a manufacturer of bakery ovens and bakery equipment. We have been active for the past 20 years in Nigeria in partnership with our agent Macadams Nigeria. We have over 15 technicians based in Lagos.
 
Our bakery equipment is manufactured to handle the challenging environment for bakers in Africa and around the world. We have equipment running in West Africa that has been installed 20 years ago.
 
We participate at agrofood Nigeria 2017 to increase our sales and to increase our exposure and we are very satisfied with our professional visitors. We have met many decision makers.


Mr Jide Obasa
Sales & Acquisition Manager – Robert Bosch Limited Nigeria

 
Bosch Packaging Technology is one of the leading suppliers of process and packaging technology. At over 30 locations in more than 15 countries worldwide, a highly-qualified workforce develops and produces complete solutions for the food and confectionery industries.
 
Bosch believes in the potentials in emerging markets in West Africa so we opened an office in Nigeria in June 2016.

We have well engineered solutions which help to reach the international packaging standard.
 
Our main target at agrofood Nigeria 2017 is to meet CEOs’, chief engineers, plant managers of e.g. the food industry and we are satisfied with our visitors.


Mr Christian Beauvais
Trade Manager – PROLAC

 
For more than 20 years, PROLAC is exporting towards Africa a complete range of powder whole milk, sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, h-milk, through its brand LACSTAR and GREAT MOUNTAIN. Since two years we are active in Nigeria, which is the biggest country in Africa.
 
Our products are suitable for the Nigerian market because there is not enough milk production for the whole population.
 
We participate at agrofood Nigeria 2017 to find new customers and to find a distributor.


Mr Elom Weti
Head of Technical Sales Subsahara – ADM WILD Europe GmbH & Co. KG

 
We are doing business in Nigeria over the last 20 years. The Nigerian market is one of the biggest markets in Africa and the biggest in West Africa at all. We have to be closer to our customers and our office in Lagos is very important to further develop our business in Nigeria.
 
ADM Wild is one of the most innovative companies in the world. As the world’s leading supplier of ingredients to the food and beverage industry, ADM can help you meet market needs for innovation, nutrition and reliability.

The Nigerian market is a very dynamic market. ADM have products and solutions for any kind of application for transforming taste, texture and flavor.
 
We are at agrofood Nigeria 2017 to propose actively our customers the most suitable solutions and that we can make them successful in their business.
 
We have quite good professional visitors comparing to 2015 and 2016. We are looking for a long term partnership with them.


Mr Bill Wu (right)
Regional Manager Africa & India & Mr Michael Xu, Key Account Manager – Hefei Zhongchen Light Industrial Machinery Co., Ltd.

 
Hefei Zhongchen Light Industrial Machinery Co., Ltd. Is one of the first-class suppliers of beverage and beer filling and packaging equipment in China, even in Asia as well as the expert to providing those high-end customers with comprehensive solutions.
 
We are active in Nigeria since 2016. The country is important for us because it is an English-speaking country here in Africa with a population of nearly 200 million people. We’re focusing on mid- and high-end cumstomers in the world.
 
Our main target at agrofood Nigeria 2017 is to advertise the branding & image of our company in Nigeria and even in the whole West African market.

We are satisfied with the professional visitors.


Mr Tayfun Torin
Export Business Development Manager – MARSA

 
We are active in Nigeria since 2012. We didn’t have suitable products in the beginning and we tended to overserve the market. Then we have formulated a product particularly for Nigeria.
 
Our main target at agrofood Nigeria 2017 is to increase our brand awareness in the market by welcoming our distributors and clients.
 
Yes, we are very satisfied with our professional visitors.