Millet: An Exportation Agri-Business in Nigeria

Most of the cereals producing companies in Nigeria uses millet in producing some of these products. This is because millet contains a huge form of fibre which is beneficial to the body. Millet is one of the fastest-growing agricultural produce that has gained international recognition.

Many countries are in the business of exporting millet to other countries. Nigeria as a country has a massive amount of millet that can be sold to more manufacturing companies and exported overseas.

Where is millet produced in Nigeria?

Nigerian farmers are vigorously contributing to a huge amount of millet farming in places like Borno, Jigawa, Kebbi, Gombe and mostly the northern part of Nigeria. They have versatile quantities of millet in their storage or silos.

Millet can be used in diverse ways in Nigeria, especially manufacturing companies of biscuits, cereal, flakes or majorly breakfast-making companies. This is leverage for start-ups and entrepreneurs by venturing into the branding and sales of kunu which is made with the use of millet. Kunu is a Nigerian drink from the northern part which is a blended millet, fermented and drains or sieved to remove its shaft and then bottled for sale.

This can be well packaged, branded and sold overseas with just a form of preservative to buy time of conveyance which is profitable for start-up entrepreneurs as a profitable business. You as an entrepreneur may not need to start small, you may gather the little amount of millet, wash very well, blend smoothly and remove every debris package and market to the people around your community by so doing you may converse with people oversea to sell or showcase this drink on ABEN platform whereby local farmers and suppliers connect with foreign buyers.

Another form of business venture is the art of packaging millet to be sold overseas because millet is one of the fibre related meals for humans same as poultry animals like chicken. These can be improved upon by engaging in advanced branding of such millet for exportation processes.

Also note that exportation is not a child’s play as it comprises of different diversities such as registration, guidelines processes and regulatory bodies which encompasses the use of capital that can be sourced from your personal a through the use of a loan. It is also essential you learn the do’s and don’ts of exporting millets.

One of the abundances of the exportation industry is that it is diverse in nature, this is because there are many business opportunities incurred in this industry. You may not have the huge capitals to venture into exportation whereby you may venture with a little amount such as supplying millet to manufacturing company locally on an international level, you may engage local farmers of millet, then market on ABEN where there are diverse buyers of millet with a dependable and genuine business transaction.

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