With almost 200 million inhabitants, Nigeria has long been the largest food market on the African continent. Expenditure in the F&B sector is growing steadily and F&B production is by far the largest segment of the Nigerian processing industry.
Accordingly, the demand for food and beverage ingredients is rising continuously. So it is only natural that more and more leading international ingredient suppliers take part in agrofood Nigeria.
The growing interest in Nigeria became also apparent when Symrise, after 30 years of presence in Nigeria, opened application labs in Lagos for the local development of taste, scent and care solutions in September 2019. With food ingredients Nigeria, fairtrade is responding to the request of exhibitors for their own partial tradeshow under the umbrella of agrofood Nigeria.
Just like iran food ingredients which fairtrade established a few years ago in Tehran under the umbrella of iran agrofood.