Saturday 6 April 2013


Ginger is sold around the year in large quantity tiles either dried or flesh. Loaded away trailers every market day, this agricultural raw material has found its vast use abroad. It is a major component of many foreign food items; therefore majority of the ginger produced finds its market outside the shores of our nation as export. Ginger is mainly used in the manufacturing of ginger oil which is a major ingredient of many food items and drugs.

In fact its medicinal use has been exposed in the developed countries and only a few entrepreneurs have discovered its potential. Because of this, some small industries have sprung up in places like Kachian and Kafanchan which are very close to Kubacha market, to processes ginger, ginger can be process into ginger oil for export, ginger sweet as confectioneries and ginger juice or drink.
Ginger is common agricultural goods found in every market in Nigeria, but little did anybody know that ginger is an oil spinner.
Yes because of the various uses in which ginger can be put into, its demand in international market will ever continue to rise. Ginger forms one of the basic ingredients in different types of spices in our market. It also has undisputed application in the preparation of pharmaceutical products for various ailments.
Ginger is cultivated in large quantity in the northern parts of the country and it’s available through out the season. so sources this wonderful agricultural product will never be a problem to any serious entrepreneur who is ready to make big money from ginger export business.Best source for ginger export.
Raw ginger is currently sold for between N70, 000 and N80, 000 per metric tonne in major markets especially in lagos. It therefore follows that the price will be cheaper if bought from real source namely the farmers. However already processed ginger goes for between N20, 000 and N40, 000 per metric tone.

The price variation depends on the point of purchase which will be made available at the seminar.
To reduce the price in other to make more profit, one can simply buy the raw ginger and process it as the machines and equipment for processing are inexpensive and can be fabricated locally.
So, whichever source you choose to get your ginger either raw or processed, you are sure of making nothing less than 85% profit in the business because ginger sells for as much as 850 US dollars per metric tonne (FOB) in the international market. And being FOB price, the burden of transportation to the buyers home town is never your headache
Processed ginger enjoys good patronage in the international market base, there are many ready buyers waiting for the product. All you need to do is to get in touch with them through their contact address.

The consumption of spaces is likely to increase, due to an augmented production of high flavored food by the food industry. In addition, increasing interest in health food and consequential, “natural” instead of “artificially” flavored food, will also increase the consumption of species. There is a scope for new comers in the market. A development noted in the trade of ginger has been increasing use of oil oleoresins, powered and processed ginger are one major importing countries products especially in European and united state. Ginger exports for the manufacture of powdered ginger must be fibred free, while the products exported for the manufacture of ginger oil and oleoresins should have high oil content. Export effort should be based on increase productivity and improve of post harvest technology.

Ginger is trade in various forms, fresh, preserved, or dried. Nigeria is known to export split ginger- it may also be exported as ground or dry slit. Dry ginger is for cooking and for beverages, (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), production of fragrances, dental and oral hygiene product as well as other pharmaceuticals
The major exporters of dry ginger are India and China. Others are Brazil, Indonesia, Sierra Leone, Australia, Fiji, Nigeria, Japan and Morocco
Because stringent environmental standards apply in many countries especially the United State, ginger should therefore, be carefully cleaned and packed according to standards set for health and safety purposes

Where real money is undoubtedly is in exporting. Though a lots of people want to choose be exporters but the question is how to go about it successfully, exportable products in Nigeria have one or two particular factors that determine there performance in the international market, one of such factor is how important the product is, especially, to the end users. Products that have to do with human health will always enjoy good patronage and very good profits.
The above factor has been responsible for the high and continues demand for better kola in countries like china, USA, Canada. Bitter kola is an essential ingredients used in food/drink industries, herbal remedies for some serious illnesses and dietary supplements. Here in Nigeria, many people are yet to know that bitter kola is one of the agricultural products one can export and make well over 80% profit as it can be found in almost every part of Nigeria. In some areas it can be obtained free!
Exporting bitter kola now does not require the use of any machine for processing as it can be expected raw.
Bitter kola is a popular agricultural produce available in large quantity in many part of the country. Bitter kola is enjoyed fresh and raw by many Nigeria to cure cough and to clear throat. In the international market, bitter kola is known as Garcinia Kola and its used extensively in the preparation of herbal drugs either as stimulant, supplement or as herbal remedies, this has been the reason for continues demand for bitter kola. But the prospective exporters must comply strictly with the specification and general requirement for the buyers across the globe if they must enjoy the prospect of the business.
Processes of bitter kola to meet internationals standard is very simple and can be learnt by anybody with or without serious education al background. One fact is also clear, exporting bitter kola can be raw (not processed) or fully processed and can accommodate small and medium scale investors to avoid problems of nonpayment of export proceeds
The current local price of bitter kola depends on the area of purchase and also the quantity. But general speaking, the price ranges between N300 to N500 per kilogram.
The export price depends on
  1. quantity
  2. type (raw/proceed)
  3. packaging
  4. types of offer (fob/cf)
  5. Payment term.
To say that bitter kola has very high commercial value locally and internationally cannot be an exaggeration, this is because bitter kola is seen in almost all local market and also posted to some international website in addition, the local purchase is very high while that of international market is even higher, as in the preparation of dietary supplements and herbal remedies for sickness, such as cough other uses includes stimulant in breweries.
Garcinia kola, other wise known as bitter kola is classified under the following:
  1. Fruit.
  2. Spice.
  3. Herbs.
  4. Supplement
The above classifications make it possible to locate the right buyers in the international market. As a market for gercinia kola exist in American countries, such as the United States of America (USA), Canada and Mexico demand. It was revealed that demand is even higher in China that some other countries in the world.

The situation, especially on prices depends to an extent the level of negotiation between the buyer and the seller and the quantity. Some exporters from Ghana and other Africa countries offers their for $20.00 per kg (FOB) the general acceptable export price is between $15.00 per kg and $17.00 per kg (FOB). Buyers requesting for smaller quantities often pay higher when compared to demand in larger quantities from 1 + 20ft ctn to 20 +20ft ctn or even more. Therefore, it is the responsible of exporters to determine their individual capacity.
Local price on the other hand range from N10 /seed to two seeds for N10. This price is a function of the point of purchase. For example, bitter kola in Lagos is the one quoted above. Price from the local area like in the east or other village in Ondo state than this.
Bitter kola can be exported fresh  or dried depending on the buyers requirement. The packaging arrangement also depends on how the buyer wants it.

Cassava is a root/tuber crop used as staple food in Nigeria and Africa generally. It is also used for industrial starch, ethanol and in the production of cassava powder, (gari) chips/pellets, which is the primary area of our focus in this article.
Lately, the federal government has suddenly realized the potentials in export of cassava products particularly, cassava chips. Since then there has been a frenzy of activities with government forming committees and actions plans have outline how much Nigeria is capable of making from cassava products. It is pertinent at this point to inform those who are interested that Nigeria is the largest producer of cassava in the world, but certainly not the largest exporter of cassava products.

 The International Instate of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan conducted tones of research into improved varieties, as well as published several books and journals on cassava.
It on record that Nigeria produces the best quality of this commodity, above 80% of the total world production and consumes the largest quantity of the commodity as food more than any other country in the world.
There are other factors that support the availability of raw materials and the technical feasibility of cassava chip/pellets also known as tapioca chip/pellets. Other good pointers are to be found in commercial viability vis-avis the availability of international market and prices that enable you enjoy a good margin to the local cost implications. The details shall be found as treated below as we go into a step-by-step account of all you need to do to export cassava chips.

Cassava chips / pellets, palm kernel cake, soya bean cake, bone meals etc, are all used in the animals feed industry, hence they enjoy tremendous amount of patronage around the world.
The main use of cassava chips / pellets is as fire inputs into feed mills, feeding birds, piggies etc. it has content of carbohydrates, which makes the animals to be strong.

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