Do you know that the kola nut is an important commodity that can be exported to manufacturing companies outside Nigeria? Yes! That is the same kola nut that is usually known as “Goro” and “oji” This caffeine based edible seed is often used ceremonially by West Africans and mostly Nigerians to show a gesture of friendship, warmth and peace.
In the western world, kola nut extract is used in the production of beverage drinks, energy drinks, cosmetics (e.g. beauty soaps and creams), chewing gums, sweets, etc.
Medically, Kola nut and its products have many benefits; it aids digestion, helps with weight loss, energy supplement , anti-depressant, decreases high blood pressure, acts as pain reliever, to mention but a few.
The Demand in the Local and International Market- You see that kola nut, as small as it is, is of enormous value in the local and international market with India, China, Europe and U.S.A as major buyers. There’s high demand for it by industries that require kola nut as their raw material. They include:
Energy Drink Producers – Kola nut extract is being used as a raw material for production of energy drinks such as Red Bull, Passion, Bullet, Power Horse, etc. Juice and Soft drink Producers – Fruit juice and popular soft drink producers like Coca cola and Pepsi use Kola nut extract in their production.
Beverage/Tea Producers – There are different tea brands in the market today and these contain certain amount of caffeine which is extracted from kola nut. Examples are herbal tea, mate tea, green tea, etc.
Kola nut extract is also used by producers of beauty products, wine, sweet and chewing gum producers.
You can buy kola nuts in large quantities in the western part of Nigeria. They can be found in the following states: Osun State – Owena, Ikirun, Faforiji, Garage Olode (Ife East), Ijebu Jesa, Esa Oke, Odo-Ijesa, Iperindo, Ise Ijesa. Ondo State – Ogbese, Owo, Ore Others are ; Oje and Shasha markets in Ibadan, Sabo market in Ile-Ife, etc How much do you need to start exporting kola nut? You will need within N80, 000 to N150, 000 to start off. This depends on your buyers.
Given that kola nut is in high demand in Europe and U.S.A and a large supply of the commodity can be sourced easily our country. It therefore means that exporting kola nut to America and Europe is a lucrative business. And who ever starts exporting this commodity to foreign buyers will be making tons of dollars on a regular basis. So do you want to become an exporter of kola nut and make big bucks? We have packaged an ebook manual for you.
This ebook contains the following important information on kola nut export business.
Where to buy cheap kola nuts in Nigeria.
How to process kola nut for export.
How to contact foreign buyers of kola nut (America and Europe)
How to receive payment for you commodity in Nigeria.
How to acquire export clearance from Nigeria Customs Authority.
Documentation and Shipping regulations for commodities export in Nigeria. Send me an email firstname.lastname@example.org with title ” kola nut ebook purchase” and I will forward you details of payment.
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