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5 Products You Can Get From Nigerian Cocoa

Nigerian cocoa is gotten from the Cacao tree (Theobroma cacao). These trees are short and evergreen, shedding their leaves all year round. Although they are native to the Amazon basin, Cacoa trees are now commercially grown in parts of Asia and Africa including Nigeria. Nigeria is the fourth-largest producer of cocoa in the world, churning […]

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Ways of Identifying High-quality Cocoa Beans

Cocoa beans are seeds of the Cacao tree. A member of the family Malvaceae, Cacao (Theobroma cacao) is a small tree that grows majorly in tropical regions. It is native to the Amazon basin although its cultivation has now spread to different parts of the world. The beans serve as a major contributor to the […]

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Common Mistakes Shrimp Buyers Make and How to Avoid Them

Shrimp is one of the most consumed seafood in the world. These little crustaceans are the most widely served seafood in America. They have thin shells and live at the bottom of rivers, oceans, and lakes. Renowned as versatile culinary ingredients, shrimps can be made into many tasty dishes such as shrimp soups, sashimi, and […]

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Reasons Ginger Import is a Highly Lucrative Business

Ginger is a tropical plant that originated from Southeast Asia. Belonging to the family, Zingiberaceae, the root of this plant is the edible part. It is usually propagated with the ginger seed, called a rhizome and it takes about 8 – 10 months to fully mature. Ginger packs a lot of heat due to the […]

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Benefits of African Dry Ginger You Didn’t Know

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a plant belonging to the family Zingiberaceae alongside turmeric (Curcuma longa) and cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum). Originating from South East Asia, it’s a rhizome (often referred to as ginger root) has been used for ages for both culinary and medicinal purposes. It has a strong unique smell as well as flavour. Packed […]