Many young entrepreneur or agropreneur gets frustrated sometimes when a buyer contacted them and after sometime, the buyer will disappear into the tin air. It’s not always there fault but they have another juicy offer from other suppliers somewhere.
As a young agropreneur, going into agricultural commodity sourcing business or source agent, sourcing techniques is part of what you must continue to work on and improve day in day out. That is your basic power.
It’s good to dream high but it’s also good to know life is all about steps. Most people fail because they allow the name exporter to fill up their heads and end up bragging and putting in place unnecessary workforce.
Although, this is supposed to come out as premium articles but, for the sake of my fans, I will share little and anybody interested can contact privately for full business plan. Have you ever asked yourself what are they using most of the agricultural commodities export out of Nigeria to do?
You will be surprise that sometimes, little value is added to it and huge profit is being made out of it.
At the early stage of your discussion with prospective buyer always have it at heart that, what if this business work out how can I finance it up to the stage I will get paid in case of LC (letter of credit) mode of payment. Every encounter with a new buyer might be a big chance so doesn’t miss use any encounter. Always plan ahead.
Several times, buyers demand some commodities in a small quantity either for consumption, small scale production line basic raw material or some addictive in large production line like paint industry.
Based on my own personal experience about cosmetics’ raw materials or farm food produce, I will run away from any impurities and harmful chemical preservatives in food. So many Nigerian farm produce had been rejected in some parts of the world because of their low quality parameters which the said countries never considered safe for human consumption. But if we consider it safe for our own consumption, then we must have a Read more
Most people never believed baobab trees bear fruits. All they thought was that baobab only shed its leaves during the dry season to curtain the rate of evaporation through the leaves and so far, it’s robust in nature. Most people never cares to know more about the tree as they believe it’s useless. You have to change your perspective about this tress, and I want to tell you that most African countries refers to baobab tree as a “Tree of life” because of Read more
To be sincere with you, no buyer will want to deal with frustrated seller or exporters of any kind.
Be informed that most international trade payment mode is letter of credit open in your favour through your bank. You don’t expect a buyer meeting you on the internet for the first time to pay you in full what you have not supplied. It happens most of the times but, not in all cases as most exporters Read more
It is no more news again that oil is no more booming like it used to be in the past and agriculture remains the only option for investors looking at long-term and stable return on investment. Involving yourself into a guarantee money backed project under any sector within agricultural business is highly profitable and you stand a big chance of contributing to the development of the country, boost the