Import/Export, Wholesale And Retail Trade

HOW TO MAKE HUGE PROFIT SUPPLYING COCOA BEANS TO LOCAL INDUSTRIES IN NIGERIA.

Providing employment for a large section of the population, agriculture remains a major source of economic activity in Nigeria. Nigeria produced 242 000 tonnes of cocoa in 2008. The National Cocoa Development Committee (NCDC), made up of the 14 cocoa producing states in the country, has distributed new high yield cocoa seedlings to cocoa farmers, and continues to allow the purchase of chemicals and inputs at 50% subsidy.

Cocoa ( Theobroma cacao L. ) is a native of Amazon region of South America. The bulk of it is produced in the tropical areas of the African continent. There are over 20 species in the genus but the cocoa tree Theobroma cacao is the only one cultivated widely.

Cocoa is the second major non-oil foreign exchange earner in Nigeria after leather. It is produced in fourteen {14} states of the federation namely Ondo,Cross River, Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, Ogun, Edo, Kogi, Akwa Ibom, Delta, Abia, Kwara, Ebonyi and Rivers with an annual production rate of 400,000 metric tons {MT}

Over 98% of the product is exported and it’s provides means of livelihood and employment to over five million {5,000,000} people.

In the year 2005 alone, export revenue from the sales of cocoa amounted to US $ 136.7 Million with Netherland, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, USA and Japan being the major export destination. Other emerging markets include China and India.

Foraminifera Market Research through this feasibility report seeks to expose the investment opportunity in the local trading of cocoa beans seed to local industries.

Cocoa beans is one of those commodity that the price is regulated and because of the numerous uses of cocoa seed and the high demand for the processed seed, the demand for cocoa seeds far outstrips supply.

This gap and the fact that the ex-Lagos price is usually at 80 pounds less the international price gives an opportunity for interested investors to go into the production of the product or simply trade the commodity.

The return on investment on the trading of cocoa beans seed is estimated between 10%- 15%.

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Kyneli Business Support Services owners of

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365 Campaigner is a complete suite of social collaboration, communication and management tools for your team. From List building solution to event announcement and CRM, 365 Campaigner provides everything you need to boost sales, step up productivity and manage all day-to-day activities.

365 Campaign is the one stop shop for digital marketing solutions for businesses, politicians, religious organizations and individuals.
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At Foraminifera Market Research (www.foramfera.com), we provide bespoke and up to date market research reports. Our reports are designed to assist start-ups to understand the legal and financial requirements of starting the business, the market trends vis-a-vis demand and supply, competition, risk identification and mitigation strategies.

You can order our detailed feasibility report on cocoa supply to local industries in Nigeria by clicking on the link below.

COCOA BEANS TRADING AND EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
COCOA BEANS SUPPLY TO LOCAL INDUSTRIES IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
RAW COCOA SEED PROCESSING (CONTRACT PROCESSING) AND EXPORT IN NIGERIA
PROCESSING RAW COCOA SEED AND EXPORT OF COCOA BYE – PRODUCTS IN NIGERIA {COCOA LIQUOR, COCOA BUTTER AND ALKALIZED COCOA POWDER PRODUCTION / EXPORT};THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
GALLSTONE EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
GUM ARABIC EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
HARDWOOD CHARCOAL EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
HIBISCUS FLOWER EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
HOW TO MAKE HUGE PROFIT SUPPLYING COWPEA {BEANS} TO LOCAL INDUSTRIES IN NIGERIA.
COLUMBITE EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
RAW CASHEW NUTS EXPORT IN NIGERIA
RAW CASHEW SUPPLY TO LOCAL INDUSTRY IN NIGERIA
GROUND NUTS EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
DRY SPLIT GINGER EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.

Access our other Market Research Reports or investment opportunities in Nigeria by clicking on the link below

MARKET RESEARCH REPORTS IN NIGERIA
INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN NIGERIA

Do you require a business plan or feasibility report on the subject matter? Contact us with any of the details provided below to arrange a meeting

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Ejigbo, Lagos.

HIBISCUS FLOWER EXPORT IN NIGERIA; NON-OIL EXPORT OPPORTUNITY IN NIGERIA.

Until the late 1970’s when hydrocarbon was discovered in commercial quantity in Oloibiri, present day Bayelsa state, Agriculture remained the mainstay of the economy contributing over 90% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country as against the less than 40% it now contributes with crop production accounting for an estimated 85%, livestock 10% and the balance made up by fisheries and forestry.

Any nation that requires economic development must look inwards to identify areas where it has comparative advantage over other nations and seek to develop the identified areas.

Apart from hydrocarbon, Nigeria has comparative in the Agricultural sector where a variety of products are produced due to the favorable climatic condition ,good soil condition and the fact that over 70% of the entire land mass of the country is arable.

One of such product that is been produced in Nigeria is Hibiscus flower. Hibiscus flowers are multi colored and varied and an annual herb cultivated for its leaves, stem, seed and calyces. It grows nearly throughout the year, though its peak production is during the dry season of November to April of the following year.

Hibiscus flowers are multi colored and varied. About 200 species of hibiscus are known to exist, and each species has its own unique kind of flower. Hibiscus flowers are alternate, ovate to lanceolate leafs, often with a toothed or lobed margin.

The flowers are large, conspicuous, trumpet-shaped, with five or more petals, color from white to pink, red, orange, purple or yellow, and from 4–18 cm broad. Flower color in certain species, such as H. mutabilis and H. tiliaceus, changes with age. The fruit is a dry five-lobed capsule, containing several seeds in each lobe, which are released when the capsule dehisces (splits open) at maturity. It is of red and white colours.

In Nigeria, Hibiscus flower grows nearly throughout the year, though its peak production is during the dry season of November to April of the following year.

Dried hibiscus flower are used in the production f hibiscus tea. Hibiscus tea is a caffeine free herbal tea from a special type of hibiscus, called Roselle, the scientific name is Hibiscus sabdarrifa. Specifically, the tea is made out of the dried fruit part of Roselle, called calyx. It is in red color and tastes like berries.

Dried Hibiscus flower grows in various States of Nigeria including Kano, Katsina, Jigawa,Bauchi and Maiduguri States. It is a medicinal herb and health food product used in the production of tea.

The primary import markets for the dried calyx of hibiscus sabdariffa are the United States and Germany. England is not a regular importer of the product as imported herbal tea from Germany satisfies most market demand. There are no statistics for the volume and value of dried hibiscus imported into these markets

The major clients for hibiscus importers are herbal tea manufacturers as the dried calyx is used as part of the base for most herbal teas along with apple peel, orange peel and lemon twist.

The United States imported over 5 thousand MTs (US$22 million) of plants and plant parts for use in herbal teas in 1998, an increase of 78 percent in volume and 156 percent in value from 1994 levels. Herbal teas have soared in popularity over the past five years in the United States; even the major coffee chains have started selling this product.

Germany is an even larger importer of herbal tea ingredients. Imports totaled nearly 43 thousand MTs or ECU 90 million (US$97 million) in 1997 for plants and plant parts for use in herbal teas, medicines and perfumes, an increase of 41 percent in volume and 72 percent in value over 1993 levels.

Hibiscus is available from Thailand, Sudan, China, Mexico, and various other smaller producing nations including Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal, Tanzania, Mali, and Jamaica. China is the dominant supplier to the US according to importers surveyed. Thailand, Mexico and Egypt supply smaller amounts of hibiscus. The preference is for Sudanese product, but the US trade embargo on the Sudan has forced importers to source Sudanese product via Germany and at a considerable mark-up.

Sudan dominates the German import market. German herbal tea manufacturers consider Sudanese hibiscus to have the perfect color blend and taste for herbal tea bases, but also source hibiscus from China and Thailand and much smaller quantities from Egypt and Mexico.

The return on investment on the export of dried hibiscus flower is estimated between 10%- 15% per transaction.

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Foraminifera Market Research Limited (www.foramfera.com) is part of a family of businesses, which includes several brands such as

Hausworth Nigeria Limited owners of

365 Home Improvement — www.365homeimprovement.com (Nigeria’s One Stop Home Improvement Portal)
365 Property Portal — www.365propertyportal.com (Property listing, building materials sales and movers in Nigeria)

Kyneli Business Support Services owners of

www.365campaigner.com

365 Campaigner is a complete suite of social collaboration, communication and management tools for your team. From List building solution to event announcement and CRM, 365 Campaigner provides everything you need to boost sales, step up productivity and manage all day-to-day activities.

365 Campaign is the one stop shop for digital marketing solutions for businesses, politicians, religious organizations and individuals.
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At Foraminifera Market Research (www.foramfera.com), we provide bespoke and up to date market research reports. Our reports are designed to assist start-ups to understand the legal and financial requirements of starting the business, the market trends vis-a-vis demand and supply, competition, risk identification and mitigation strategies.

You can order our detailed feasibility report on the export of hibiscus flower in Nigeria by clicking on the link below.

HIBISCUS FLOWER EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
HIBISCUS FLOWER SUPPLY TO LOCAL INDUSTRY IN NIGERIA
HIBISCUS FLOWER PROCESSING IN NIGERIA, THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
GALLSTONE EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
GUM ARABIC EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
HARDWOOD CHARCOAL EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
COCOA BEANS TRADING AND EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
HIBISCUS FLOWER EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
HOW TO MAKE HUGE PROFIT SUPPLYING COWPEA {BEANS} TO LOCAL INDUSTRIES IN NIGERIA.
COLUMBITE EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
RAW CASHEW NUTS EXPORT IN NIGERIA
RAW CASHEW SUPPLY TO LOCAL INDUSTRY IN NIGERIA
GROUND NUTS EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
DRY SPLIT GINGER EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.

Access our other Market Research Reports or investment opportunities in Nigeria by clicking on the link below

MARKET RESEARCH REPORTS IN NIGERIA
INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN NIGERIA

Do you require a business plan or feasibility report on the subject matter? Contact us with any of the details provided below to arrange a meeting

Office Phone Number: 01- 295 24 13 (Monday – Saturday; 8 am – 5 pm)

Mobile Number: +234 (0) 8033782777;+ 234 (0) 908 335 7733 (Monday – Saturday; 8 am – 6 pm)

E-Mail Address: enquiries@foramfera.com

CC: foraminiferamarketresearch@yahoo.com

Office Address:

61-65 Egbe- Isolo Road,

Iyana Ejigbo Shopping Arcade,

Block C, Suite 39,

Iyana Ejigbo Bus Stop,

Ejigbo, Lagos.

HOW TO MAKE HUGE PROFIT SUPPLYING COWPEA {BEANS} TO LOCAL INDUSTRIES IN NIGERIA.

Nigerian agriculture is characterized by considerable regional and crop diversity. Analysis of this sector, particularly the food sub-sector, is fraught with serious data problems. However, the available statistics provide a broad overview of development in agriculture upon which we can make some broad generalizations about its role in economic development and structural change in Nigeria.

In the 1960s, the agricultural sector was the most important in terms of contributions to domestic production, employment and foreign exchange earnings. The situation remained almost the same three decades later with the exception that it is no longer the principal foreign exchange earner, a role now being played by oil.

The sector remained stagnant during the oil boom decade of the 1970s, and this accounted largely for the declining share of its contributions. The trend in the share of agriculture in the GDP shows a substantial variation and long-term decline from 60% in the early 1960s through 48.8% in the 1970s and 22.2% in the 1980s. Unstable and often inappropriate economic policies (of pricing, trade and exchange rate), the relative neglect of the sector and the negative impact of oil boom were also important factors responsible for the decline in its contributions.

On its diversity, Nigerian agriculture features tree and food crops, forestry, livestock and fisheries. In 1993 at 1984 constant factor cost, crops (the major source of food) accounted for about 30% of the Gross Domestic Products (GDP), livestock about 5%, forestry and wildlife about 1.3% and fisheries accounted 1.2%.

One of the food crops grown in Nigeria is cowpea. Cowpea is an important source of protein in both urban and rural Nigeria; not surprising, therefore, is also the fact that Nigeria is also the largest producer and consumer of cowpea in all of Africa. More than 8 million hectares of cowpea are grown in West and Central Africa and Foraminifera Market Research seeks to expose the investment opportunity in the supply of the product to local industries in Nigeria through feasibility report.

As one of the major staple food in Nigeria, cowpeas play a key role in the agriculture and food supply of Nigeria. The major consumption center for cowpeas is the densely populated area of southern Nigeria where they are increasingly been processed and used in the production of bean flour.

The scenario above presents an opportunity for savvy investor to take advantage of by purchasing the product from up North and supplying same to industries in the south.

The return on investment on the trading of cowpea (beans) is estimated between 10%- 15%.

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Foraminifera Market Research Limited (www.foramfera.com) is part of a family of businesses, which includes several brands such as

Hausworth Nigeria Limited owners of

365 Home Improvement — www.365homeimprovement.com (Nigeria’s One Stop Home Improvement Portal)
365 Property Portal — www.365propertyportal.com (Property listing, building materials sales and movers in Nigeria)

Kyneli Business Support Services owners of

www.365campaigner.com

365 Campaigner is a complete suite of social collaboration, communication and management tools for your team. From List building solution to event announcement and CRM, 365 Campaigner provides everything you need to boost sales, step up productivity and manage all day-to-day activities.

365 Campaign is the one stop shop for digital marketing solutions for businesses, politicians, religious organizations and individuals.
———————————————————————————————————————

At Foraminifera Market Research (www.foramfera.com), we provide bespoke and up to date market research reports. Our reports are designed to assist start-ups to understand the legal and financial requirements of starting the business, the market trends vis-a-vis demand and supply, competition, risk identification and mitigation strategies.

You can order our detailed feasibility report on cowpea supply to local industries in Nigeria by clicking on the link below.

HOW TO MAKE HUGE PROFIT SUPPLYING COWPEA {BEANS} TO LOCAL INDUSTRIES IN NIGERIA.
COWPEA {BEANS} FLOUR PRODUCTION IN NIGERIA, THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
GALLSTONE EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
GUM ARABIC EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
HARDWOOD CHARCOAL EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
COCOA BEANS TRADING AND EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
HIBISCUS FLOWER EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
HOW TO MAKE HUGE PROFIT SUPPLYING COWPEA {BEANS} TO LOCAL INDUSTRIES IN NIGERIA.
COLUMBITE EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
RAW CASHEW NUTS EXPORT IN NIGERIA
RAW CASHEW SUPPLY TO LOCAL INDUSTRY IN NIGERIA
GROUND NUTS EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
DRY SPLIT GINGER EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.

Access our other Market Research Reports or investment opportunities in Nigeria by clicking on the link below

MARKET RESEARCH REPORTS IN NIGERIA
INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN NIGERIA

Do you require a business plan or feasibility report on the subject matter? Contact us with any of the details provided below to arrange a meeting

Office Phone Number: 01- 295 24 13 (Monday – Saturday; 8 am – 5 pm)

Mobile Number: +234 (0) 8033782777;+ 234 (0) 908 335 7733 (Monday – Saturday; 8 am – 6 pm)

E-Mail Address: enquiries@foramfera.com

CC: foraminiferamarketresearch@yahoo.com

Office Address:

61-65 Egbe- Isolo Road,

Iyana Ejigbo Shopping Arcade,

Block C, Suite 39,

Iyana Ejigbo Bus Stop,

Ejigbo, Lagos.

HOW TO MAKE HUGE PROFIT SUPPLYING PALM KERNEL CAKE TO LOCAL INDUSTRIES IN NIGERIA.

Any nation that wants to develop must look inwards to identify areas where it has comparative advantage over other nations and seek to develop the identified areas.

Apart from hydrocarbon of which Nigeria is the sixth largest exporter of crude oil and has the second largest known deposit of natural gas in the world, Nigeria also has comparative advantage in the Agricultural sector, where varieties of crops and animals are produced and reared respectively due to favorable climatic condition, good soil structure and the fact that over 70% of the entire land mass of the country is arable.

Until the late 1970’s when hydrocarbon was discovered in commercial quantity in Oloibiri ,present day Bayelsa state , Agriculture remained the mainstay of the economy contributing over 90% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country as against the less than 40% it now contributes. Despite the prominent role of the Petroleum sector, Agriculture still employs about 70% of the entire population both formal and informal.

Though agricultural production in Nigeria has declined over the years factors like high unemployment rate, the crash of the stock market in Nigeria and the global economic recession is having a positive effect on the agricultural sector especially in the production of micro-livestock’s like poultry,snail,fish and goats. This renewed interest in agriculture is creating a large and expanding market for animal feed in Nigeria that is estimated at over four million (4,000,000) MT annually.

Animal feed are required for the proper development of livestock and depending on the type of livestock and the stage of production of the livestock some of the raw materials required in animal feed production includes maize, whole wheat, oyster shells, bone meal, meat meal, blood meal, fish meal, Soya cake, groundnut cake, palm kernel cake and a host of others. Though the investor can make money supply the other products to animal feed millers, the focus of this report would be on oil bearing seed cakes.

Cakes are bye-product gotten from the processing of oil bearing seeds. They form a very important component of animal feeds by providing the much needed protein.

Consequently, there had long been a thriving market for cakes and Foraminifera Market Research seeks to expose the investment opportunity in the supply of the product to local industries in Nigeria through feasibility report.

Nigeria, with a population of over 165 million is grossly underprovided with the essential food component, which is protein. For example, data from the FOS, CBN, and FAO indicate that from cattle, less than 2kg of beef is available to an average Nigerian per year and just mere 4kg of eggs per annum is available to each Nigerian.

In fact, milk production has been nose diving or at best has remained constant since 1994.This scenario is compounded more so when the volume of egg supply is very low, being 10.56g per person per day as compared with the usual recommendation that an egg should be consumed by an adult per day. This recommendation would imply a crate of 30 eggs per month. This story also holds for other meat products including, chicken.

To ameliorate this problem of low-level of protein intake, there is the need for concerted effort, among the various stakeholders to bring about the massive production of protein based food items at competitive costs so that they would be affordable to the general masses. Aside from the other necessary economic reforms, massive investment poultry farming is one way of resolving the problem.

It is estimated that about 70% of the cost of production of poultry bird is attributed to the feeding cost. The high figure implies a higher demand for cakes, a product used in the production of animal feeds.

The return on investment on the trading of oil bearing seed cakes is estimated between 10%- 15%.

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Foraminifera Market Research Limited (www.foramfera.com) is part of a family of businesses, which includes several brands such as

Hausworth Nigeria Limited owners of

365 Home Improvement — www.365homeimprovement.com (Nigeria’s One Stop Home Improvement Portal)
365 Property Portal — www.365propertyportal.com (Property listing, building materials sales and movers in Nigeria)

Kyneli Business Support Services owners of

www.365campaigner.com

365 Campaigner is a complete suite of social collaboration, communication and management tools for your team. From List building solution to event announcement and CRM, 365 Campaigner provides everything you need to boost sales, step up productivity and manage all day-to-day activities.

365 Campaign is the one stop shop for digital marketing solutions for businesses, politicians, religious organizations and individuals.
———————————————————————————————————————

At Foraminifera Market Research (www.foramfera.com), we provide bespoke and up to date market research reports. Our reports are designed to assist start-ups to understand the legal and financial requirements of starting the business, the market trends vis-a-vis demand and supply, competition, risk identification and mitigation strategies.

You can order our detailed feasibility report on the palm kernel cake trading to local industries in Nigeria by clicking on the link below.

HOW TO MAKE HUGE PROFIT SUPPLYING PALM KERNEL CAKE TO LOCAL INDUSTRIES IN NIGERIA.
GALLSTONE EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
GUM ARABIC EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
HARDWOOD CHARCOAL EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
COCOA BEANS TRADING AND EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
HIBISCUS FLOWER EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
HOW TO MAKE HUGE PROFIT SUPPLYING COWPEA {BEANS} TO LOCAL INDUSTRIES IN NIGERIA.
COLUMBITE EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
RAW CASHEW NUTS EXPORT IN NIGERIA
RAW CASHEW SUPPLY TO LOCAL INDUSTRY IN NIGERIA
GROUND NUTS EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.
DRY SPLIT GINGER EXPORT IN NIGERIA; THE FEASIBILITY REPORT.

Access our other Market Research Reports or investment opportunities in Nigeria by clicking on the link below

MARKET RESEARCH REPORTS IN NIGERIA
INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN NIGERIA

Do you require a business plan or feasibility report on the subject matter? Contact us with any of the details provided below to arrange a meeting

Office Phone Number: 01- 295 24 13 (Monday – Saturday; 8 am – 5 pm)

Mobile Number: +234 (0) 8033782777;+ 234 (0) 908 335 7733 (Monday – Saturday; 8 am – 6 pm)

E-Mail Address: enquiries@foramfera.com

CC: foraminiferamarketresearch@yahoo.com

Office Address:

61-65 Egbe- Isolo Road,

Iyana Ejigbo Shopping Arcade,

Block C, Suite 39,

Iyana Ejigbo Bus Stop,

Ejigbo, Lagos.

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