About Gum Arabic

Gum Arabic: is a natural gum made of the hardened sap of various species of the acacia tree. In the present day, gum arabic is predominantly collected from two related species, namely Acacia senegal  and Vachellia Acacia seyal. Producers harvest the gum commercially from wild trees, mostly in Sudan (80%) and throughout the Sahel, from Read more

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Important Agricultural waste; Coconut Husk or Coir fibre

coconut fibre/ coconut husk is a natural fibre extracted from the husk of coconut and used in products such as floor mats, doormats, brushes, and mattresses. Coir is the fibrous material found between the hard, internal shell and the outer coat of a coconut. Other uses of brown coir (made from ripe coconut) are in upholstery padding, sacking Read more

Nigerian agro-commodity price fluctuations. Facts you need to understand as a young agro-preneur.

One of the major challenges that are affecting agro-commodity business in Nigeria is price fluctuation after logistics (transportation). Unlike many countries with stable price or slightly price movement, Nigeria market tend to change within short period of time making it difficult for agropreneur to forecast price. This is one of the problems agropreneur faces recently, apart from not been able to forecast price due to this Read more