Sona Agro Allied Foods Limited has launched a locally sourced chocolate coated cream wafer, Duo Chocolate Wafers, into the Nigerian market. The product is the first of its kind in the country.
Similarly, as part of the company’s drive to grow its made- in-Nigeria biscuits portfolio, it plans to increase its production capacity to 10 times more than its current 2,500 tonnes per month.
This, the firm seeks to achieve through investment in machineries, production of innovative products and local sourcing of materials, according to the company’s Group Managing Director, Ajai Musaddi.
Musaddi made the disclosure at the official launch of the wafer brand and factory tour attended by bank representatives, financial partners and other stakeholders.
He said sourcing of materials locally has offered the company the opportunity to produce innovative and customer-centric products that could compete favourably with foreign substitutes.