Naija Foodie Update

FOODIE NAIJA UPDATE (INFORMA LIFE SCIENCES EXHIBITIONS TO HOST FOOD AND DRINKS EXHIBITION COME MAY)

Informa Life Sciences
Exhibitions is set to host some
of the finest in the Nigerian
food and drink industry at the
Food Nigeria exhibition.
The event which will hold in
Lagos at the Eko Convention
Centre will run from 18th
through to 20th May 2016.
Food Nigeria will provide a platform for international and
regional food and beverage companies to network and
cultivate business ties in Africa’s largest economy – Nigeria.

Over 150 international
companies will be at the exhibition while over 6000 attendees are expected to grace the event.

Speaking on the event, TG Expo, organiser of the Turkish pavilion said:
“As a national agency we are delighted to bring numerous
companies to the Turkish pavilion at Food Nigeria. We see
a great interest from Turkish companies keen to launch their
products and well known Turkish delights to the growing of Nigerian market.

Therefore investing in a Turkish country
pavilion is the best way to enhance the synergy between
exhibitors from our country and
professional visitors from the African food industry.”

Speaking further, Jamie Hill, Director, Informa Life Sciences
Group, Africa said:
“Food Nigeria is a business-to-business platform promoting
supply chain partnership along
with imports and exports.

It will incorporate attendees from
Nigeria and Western Africa. Attendees will benefit from meeting industry leaders from
regional and international
organisations, showcasing an
extensive range of the latest products and services.”

McKinsey Global Institute reported in July 2015, Nigeria’s
consumption could rise to $1.4trn a year by 2030, at an
average annual increase of 8%.

This rise in consumption will
likely be driven by higher income levels, significantly
expanding the middle-income
bracket.

This increased
affluence is expected to result in 7.1% annual growth in sales of food and non-food consumer
goods.

Food Nigeria is supported by the Association of Food
Vendors in Nigeria (AFVN), the National Agency for Food and
Drug (NAFDAG), and NASON, and it will host a number of free-of- charge conferences that will
address the market’s challenges,
opportunities and solutions.

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