Why Developed Countries Are Moving Food Production Away from Farms to Labs

While developing countries are advocating for, diversifying to and investing in Agriculture for food security and job creation, developed countries are moving food production from farms to laboratories. “Laboratory!” Someone in Africa would scream. Yes, laboratory, thanks to food biotechnology, a field African countries haven’t gotten a grip on yet. In short, biotechnology is not… Read More Why Developed Countries Are Moving Food Production Away from Farms to Labs

How Kuli-kuli Should be Packaged and Branded

Kuli-kuli is a popular snack in Nigeria, Benin, northern Cameroon, Ghana and southern Niger. It is primarily made from groundnut: groundnuts are roasted and then milled into a paste. The paste is stripped of oil and made into the desired shape. It is then fried with the oil removed in the process until it hardens. Kuli-kuli is seen as a by-product… Read More How Kuli-kuli Should be Packaged and Branded

How Knife-peeling of Cassava Leads to Huge Wastage

Science has helped in shaping the world through breakthroughs that have revolutionized humanity’s existence and provided valuable solutions to multiple challenges. But currently, cassava, one of Africa’s leading root crops — a staple in over 20 African countries that serves as a huge source of livelihood for millions of families — is faced is facing… Read More How Knife-peeling of Cassava Leads to Huge Wastage

​A Need for WholeGrain Meal Businesses in Nigeria

The current Nigerian market for cereal meal is largely dominated by single grain products. The increasing awareness of the exceptional nutritive benefits and advantages of cereals of African origin and whole-grain cereal due to promotions and awareness campaigns on them by governments and NGOs, and the increasing consumption of packaged food by Nigerians have created… Read More ​A Need for WholeGrain Meal Businesses in Nigeria

Why You Cannot Find Akara (Beans Ball) or Masa (Rice Cake) in Shoprite or Any Supermarket

Have you ever thought of going into a convenience store or a supermarket to buy akara? Do not even think about it! Nigerians will agree with me that it is a stupid thing to do. Well, if you decide to go ahead still, what you will find is “cheese balls” instead of akara (beans ball).… Read More Why You Cannot Find Akara (Beans Ball) or Masa (Rice Cake) in Shoprite or Any Supermarket