• Cocoa Butter – Nigeria is the fourth leading exporter of cocoa in the world. Cocoa is mainly exported as beans,processing activities being limited within the country. Cocoa is the main agricultural export in Nigeria.

  • Nigeria is the third-largest exporter of gum arabic in Africa; its annual exports are estimated to total 5,000 tons.

  • The market for beekeeping and honey production is huge. From cosmetics, medicine, confectioneries, and the pharmaceutical industries, to religious groups, the demand for organic honey and other bi-products is growing.

  • Nigeria, which presently accounts for 57 percent of the global shea with a value of $3.8 billion, could address its challenge of poverty through shea butter export.


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