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SHEANUT/SHEABUTTER EXPORT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

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SHEA NUT
Shea nuts are primarily grown in West and Central Africa in the semi-arid Sahel,referred to by traders as the "Shea Belt". Vitellaria paradoxa and Vitellaria nilotica are the two main varieties. Shea nuts are mainly use in the production of Shea Butter. Therefore all the uses of shea nuts are invariably embedded in the economic importance of Shea Butter.Sheanut grows in the wild across the Sudan-Sahelian region of Africa. The major producing countries are: Nigeria, Togo, Benin, Ghana, Uganda, Mali, Burkina Faso and Central African Republic. Nigeria is currently the leading producer of Sheanut in the world and in 2004 Nigeria's production of the commodity was 414,000 metric tonnes with export value of US$61.04 million (Source: FAO). Shea nut is grown in Kwara, Kogi, Niger, Oyo and Ogun state. It can also be found in a number of the northern states of Nigeria.

It is important to note that Nigeria is the largest producer of shea nut in West Africa and also …

SPECIAL BENEFIT OF HARDWOOD CHARCOAL

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The benefit of Hardwood Charcoal goes beyond usage in restaurants and preparing barbequee grill. It is however, a first aid you need to have on you all the time, you might not know this but it is one of the most medicinal products you can have at home due to its poison extraction ability. In case you never gave it much attention, this is the time to do so. Here are the benefits of charcoal you never thought about:
1. Preventing Odour.
Does your shoe smell bad? just get some charcoal and put it in them. Do you have any bad smell in your room? Drop some charcoal where you suspect the smell could be coming from. Does your fridge or freezer smell? Put a piece of charcoal in it. Do you have strong body odour? Just make a powder out of charcoal and use.Charcoal is very good at getting rid of bad smell. Ever wondered why your parents always scooped out the ash from the coal pot to pour in the hen coop or toilet before sweeping? That was to get rid of the odour.
2. Keeping Food Fresh.
If you want…

JATROPHA VALUE ADDED PRODUCTIONS AND EXPORT BUSINESS

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SORGHUM GRAIN EXPORT BUSINESS

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Sorghum is a local grain that is grown predominantly in the semi-arid savannah and grassland areas of Northern Nigeria and other parts of the world. It is nutritionally rich and serves as a staple food in most parts of Northern Nigeria. The grain has assumed commercial relevance lately, especially in the food and beverage industry both locally and internationally. It has been found to be a valuable ingredient.
Grain sorghum is an annual grass similar in appearance to maize (corn), although it has more stems and more finely branched roots. Wild sorghum is a tall plant of 5-7 feet. Through breeding efforts, newer varieties now have 2-3 dwarf genes, resulting in a plant 2-4 feet tall and easier to harvest. Sorghum is a nutritionally rich, energy-producing cereal that can be grown in areas of the world that are too hot or too dry for other crops to be grown successfully. Sorghum is one of the five most important cereal crops behind rice, wheat, corn and barley. The top sorghum producers …

WOOD EXPORT BUSINESS OPENS AGAIN

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Wood export business is one of the interesting business in Nigeria.But due to regulatory measures the opportunity window for export of wood commodities have been opening and closing.This has served as a source of worry for the exporters.Now a permanent solution has been provided by the government for exporters and intending  exporters.It has been concluded that CITES certificate should be produced by every exporter interested in exporting wood in Nigeria.Below is the procedure for getting CITES certificate:


Submission of an applicable addressed to the Honorable Minister, (Attention: Director of Forestry ) with the following:Certificate of incorporation of the companyCertified True copy of Memorandum and Article of AssociationCurrent certified True Copy of Form CO7 ( particulars of Directors)Letter of request promotion Council Certificate.Nigeria Export Promotion Council Certificate.The company must show evidence that the wood product for export was sustainably harvested by producing l…

GINGER VALUE ADDED PRODUCTION

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Ginger is a spice that is highly valuable in the international communities. It’s scientific name is Zinzigiber officinale and it is often dried artificially or through the sun to 10% - 12% moisture content. It is recognized for its pungency, aroma, aleo resin and high oil content. Ginger is an highly valuable spice across the world. It's usefulness cut across major industries and continents of the world. It is available in various form like; Fresh Ginger, Sliced Ginger, Dried Split Ginger and Grounded Ginger. Ginger is mostly used in the confectionery industry for producing ginger ale, ginger beer, biscuits and other ginger flavored products. It is also used in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry. Therefore, it’s demand is increasing both locally and internationally. To realize more profit, you need to get involved in Ginger Value Added Productions by processing dried split ginger into Ginger Powder or Concentrate rather than selling it raw to the local and international ma…

EXPORT CONTRACT FOR ZINC ORE, KOSSO WOOD, DOUSSI WOOD AND TALI WOOD

EXPORT CONTRACT IS AVAILABLE FOR ZINCE ORE WITH THE FOLLOWING DETAILS:

Commodity: Zinc Ore
Quantity : First trial 200MT and thereafter 2000MT X 12 as per availability to be increased every month. Zn Content: 40% and above Payment : LC at sight 100% reconfirm Price : $15 dollars/ Zn Purity Level for 40% and above

Commodity: Kosso Square Log

Origin: Nigeria
Wood Type: Kosso Specifications:
Shape: square
Color: yellow  brownish
moisture: <8%
No bark, no hole, no curve, no rot, no cleft Min Sizes:
25cm by 25cm by 210cm Payment Terms:
Document Against Payment Shipping and Packaging options:
120-140 logs per 20"FCL (>25cbm} Price Range: usd8,000 - usd12,500 depending on the quality of your loading

GET BUYERS FOR YOUR COMMODITIES ALL YEAR ROUND

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Getting buyers is a serious issue in the commodity export business. Sometime it might be difficult to get the right buyer you desire, coupled with the fact that there are lots of fraudulent buyers spread all over the internet negotiating with unsuspecting sellers. In reality this problem has been frustrating a lot of local sellers and  international sellers(Exporters) out of business. To solve this problem, we at TOSFAT Concepts with the opportunity of beign at the center of the Commodity Export Market and with the experience God have given us in this business over the years, we have developed relationship with trustworthy buyers in Nigeria and abroad. We have decided to assist local and international suppliers of Agricultural and Mineral Commodities in linking them to the right buyer both at home and abroad. However, there are also fraudulent suppliers in the system. We are looking forward to deal with only real and honest suppliers. In order to avoid fraudulent suppliers, we created a…