If you are finding it difficult to know which product is best for your exportation business? Cowpea is a leguminous crop grown here in Nigeria that you can invest in, mainly dried and stored for local use and consumption. It is also traded and exported to various parts of the countries and around the world, especially the European Union.
Cowpea is an important source of protein in both urban and rural Nigeria not surprising, therefore, is also the fact that Nigeria is also the largest producer and consumer of cowpea in all of Africa. More than 10 million hectares of cowpea are grown in West and Central Africa and Nigeria is the largest harvester of cowpea due to its versatility. We seek to expose the investment opportunity in the supply of cowpea as a product to local industries in Nigeria through a feasibility report.
Cowpeas are a prominent staple crop in Nigeria, and they play an important role in the country’s agriculture and food supply. Cowpeas are mostly consumed in southern Nigeria’s highly populated areas, in which they are increasingly processed and utilized in the creation of bean flour.
One of the food crops grown in Nigeria is cowpea. Cowpea is an important source of protein in both urban and rural Nigeria, not surprising, therefore, is also the fact that Nigeria is also the largest producer and consumer of cowpea in all of Africa. More than 8 million hectares of cowpea are grown in West and Central
The scenario above gives a chance for the astute investor to profit by purchasing the item from the northeast and supplying it to the southern industry.
The Cowpea and Beans Farmers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria has begun investing and changing the local business industries of Nigeria’s industry through quality beans exportation to the European market, as the ban placed on the country has been lifted since 2021.
Does Nigeria Export Cowpea?
Nigeria is one of the top countries that have cowpea in large capacity. This is because is part of our daily favourite food rich in protein which is harvested in the northern part of the country.
Cowpea exportation is presently booming especially in other countries like India, its immediate vastness in opportunity for exportation is unlimited as most business opportunist only wishes to invest in cash crops which are mainly known for their profit-making. Invariably cowpea, if well preserved and packaged is a good exportation product for any interested investor.
Guideline to Cowpea Exportation
Anyone who is interested in the exportation and supply chain relating to cowpea should be conversant with the market trend (i.e), it is pertinent suppliers knows everything about the exportation of cowpea, from how to harvest cowpea in abundance, the branding, packaging and especially preservation. This will curb profit and capital loss.
This has to do with the rate at which cowpea product is demanded in the exportation market. Above all no matter how you brand your product. It is pertinent supply carry out due diligence in studying such products, this is to deter unforeseen circumstances that may be brought downfall to the growth of such product exportation.
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