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Irish trade delegation sees opportunities in Nigerian economy

By Princewill Ekwujuru

Despite numerous challenges facing the country, Nigerian economy has continued to inspire optimism because of its growth potential and the extant opportunities. This was according to a visiting trade delegation from the Republic of Ireland, United kingdom.

Irish Minister of Trade and Development, Mr. Joe Costello observed this in Lagos recently as he led a team of investors from Ireland to the Ikorodu plant of diary and beverage marketer, Nutricima Nigeria  Limited. The trade delegation included the Irish Food Board.

The Irish trade delegation was in Nutricima as part of their visit to Nigeria aimed at improving Irish investments and interests in the country.

Nutricima Nigeria Managing Director, Mr. Glentzes Melitis told the team of the growth of the Nutricima business in Nigeria as it builds on its manufacturing facilityin Ikorodu to tap opportunities in the market with new products and expansion of existing products.

Nuticima commenced business in Nigeria in 2005 with manufacturing facilities in Ikorodu. It produces and markets dairy and non-diary beverages like Ninu, coast and Olympic Milk and others.


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