This ecommerce helps get US, UK, Europe buyers for foodstuff suppliers in Africa

Cokodeal Limited helps local producers in Nigeria supply stores and warehouses, Nigeria foodstuffs in UK, US, Canada, Brazil, Europe and Russia. Cokodeal.com a leading exporter of commodities and foodstuffs platform has launched a direct foodstuffs supply to stores in US and foreign countries, majorly Afro stores and warehouses. Cokodeal Director of Communications Akin Omotere says the company believes the market accessibility is perfectly aligned with company mission to connect intra-Africa trade with global markets, and its vision to improve well-being of Africans through trade. “Afro centric food supply is an incredibly growing market, due to constant migration of Africans to developed nations which has surging demand for local dishes”. The vast majority of Nigeria local producers and suppliers of foodstuffs do not have the know-how or even where to begin, stated Akin. “This is not about family or individual item sourcing through families and friend’s network which is the norm; seamless electronic digital marketplace order, supply to diaspora market stores and warehouse is a game changer and will create access for many hard working local suppliers producing international standard quality goods he confirmed. Cokodeal Director of Communications – Akin Omotere states that To deliver its diaspora African market, Cokodeal has… Read More

Complete guideline on how to register small scale food business with NAFDAC

NATIONAL AGENCY FOR FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION AND CONTROL (NAFDAC) PROPOSED DRAFT GUIDELINES FOR REGISTRATION OF SMALL SCALE FOOD INDUSTRIES IN NIGERIA NAFDAC/FSAN/SS002/17 GENERAL 1.1 Small Scale food industries are businesses that are limited in the amount of activity, little in size when compared with what is typical or average. Staff strength is less than ten, but not more than fifteen and has a share capital business of about five to ten million naira. 1.2 These guidelines are for the general public and in particular individual that wants to engage in manufacturing of Small scale food products. 1.3 Special NAFDAC numbers will be granted to companies in this category. 1.4 These guidelines prescribe the minimum Good Hygiene Practice (GHP) requirements for the facilities, controls to be used in the manufacture, processing and packaging of Small food products to ensure that they meet food safety demands. 1.5 A Small Scale food operation still has to comply with the labelling, adulteration and other provisions found in the Agency regulations, as well as other applicable State or Federal laws. 1.6 No food product should be manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria unless it has been registered in accordance with the… Read More

Get your small and medium business trade into export market with help of this company.

Nigerian export start-ups are making efforts at curbing federal government’s dependency on crude oil with much harping on agricultural commodities and minerals, which the country has in abundance. MIKE DOLA, CEO, Cokodeal.com, which has become one of Nigeria’s local sourcing and export ecommerce marketplace, in this interview with MABEL DIMMA expounds on the Nigeria export market. Dola also tries to unlock the answers to the big question ‘What is Nigeria?’ in terms of its economic focus.   Can you give us an overview of 2017 and innovations you introduced via your platform?   It was a great year as cokodeal.com drove export revenues and connected hundreds of SMEs to local and foreign buyers to trade; deepening the market, unlocking values in unexpected places and capturing more of the value. Our highest returns came from the Nigerian foodstuff and commodities export market.   For innovation, yes, users can now directly find and message other businesses for deals on the platform; working with Flutter-wave to integrate Rave, a pan-African payment gateway to help Nigerians receive funds internationally. We also launched the Online Trade Fair, which allows users a few days to display goods in order to get massive exposure for leads and sales  … Read More

Top 14 agricultural products you can invest into in Nigeria with export business statistics

Top 14 Agricultural Product Exports in Nigeria – (2016 Q3) The National Bureau of Statistics publishes data on Nigeria’s Foreign Trade. The data is published on a quarterly basis and details the value of goods imported into Nigeria as well as those exported outside Nigeria. This table outlines the top agricultural products exported out of Nigeria for the 3rd quarter of 2016. Major Traded Agriculture Products (Exports) – 2016 Q3 Value (N) Major Traded Agriculture Products (Exports) – 2016 Q3 Value (N) Frozen shrimps and prawns 5,958,136,134.48 Sesame seeds 4,824,531,092.68 Cashew nuts, in shell 2,145,191,365.41 Flour and meals of Soya bean 1,172,491,220.35 Ginger 290,933,812.34 Cashew nuts, shelled 256,422,890.95 Other milk and cream powder 240,614,463.91 NUNU FILLED EVAPORATED MILK 160GX24 + TRAY 238,556,255.92 Gum Arabic 167,953,090.46 Other cut flowers & flower buds of kind suitable ornamental purposes fresh, dried, dyed 160,834,528.41 Other lentils and broad beans, dried, shelled, whether skinned or split 118,882,745.05 Other milk and cream in packs < 25kg not cont. added sugar/other sweetening matter 118,701,508.35 Soya beans, whether broken. 79,522,369.97 SHEA CAKE 70,395,535.36

How do I start exporting business, documentation, what to export and where to

Cokodeal platform supports hundreds of businesses to connect with international buyers and succeed daily. If you find this article valuable, kindly share with others. “We rise by lifting others”  SELL HERE   Exporting From Nigeria The commonly asked question by intending exporters is what products can be exported from Nigeria. Before identifying exportable products. It is important that a beginner knows that export business involves a number of procedures and documentation to be taken before lunching out on the international platform. The procedures and documentation are:   Registration with Nigerian Export Promotion Council: Procedures for Registration are as follows: Organizations eligible for registration as exporters are:   Limited Liability Company Co-operative Societies registered by State Ministry of Commerce and FCDA and Government and Non-Government Organizations duly registered by Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)   Intending exporter can buy Exporters Registration Form at the cost of N500.00. On completion, applicants are expected to pay N5,000.00 (Kindly confirm updated rate) processing fee and submit the form with the following documents:   Photocopy of Company’s Certificate of Incorporation; Certifies True Copy of Memorandum and Articles of Association Certified True Copy of Form CO7, in case of Limited Liability Company or a copy of the… Read More