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Our in-depth understanding of Africa through our commodity business footprint has helped us establish a strong packaged foods portfolio in West Africa.
Starting with a robust distribution and redistribution network, we have developed a deep understanding of consumers and created strong brands. Our R&D teams, working closely with marketing, have helped us surprise and delight our consumers through differentiated and innovative product and now have leading positions in most of the categories that we participate in.
We have leading brands across markets in Biscuits.
Perk Biscuits, launched in December 2014, has become a household name in Ghana. Known for its international-look packaging, richness of real milk, unique biscuit design and great taste, Perk biscuits is positioned as a ‘mood uplifter’ bringing cheer to millions of Ghanaians. The cookies are available in milk and choco milk varieties.
King Cracker Biscuits, launched in 2013, is positioned as the ‘work-snack partner’ for Ghanaians. It helps Ghanaians have a snack while working to 'keep them going’. It is available as regular, onion parsley and sugar-free variants.
Pure Bliss biscuits, launched in 2016 in Nigeria, is positioned similar to Perk Biscuits in Ghana as a ‘mood-uplifter’ and is an iconic brand in Nigeria. It is available in the form of milk cookies, wafers and cocoa biscuits.
Another leading brand in Nigeria is Chic Choc, the affordable cream biscuits and wafers for children and teens. It is an everyday reward for kids who have so much to do in terms of studies and chores.
Tomato mix is central to the diet of most households in West Africa. It is used in the preparation of jollof rice, stews, soups and much more.
We launched our tomato mix, Tasty Tom, in Nigeria and Ghana in 2008 and have become the second largest branded tomato mix player in West Africa. We are the market leaders in Ghana and a strong second in Nigeria.
We were the first player in West Africa to enrich our tomato mix with fibre and vitamins. We sell tomato mix under three brands – Tasty Tom, De Rica and Festin.
We have recently extended our brand into the culinary space with the launch of Tasty Tom Jollof Mix in Nigeria which makes the life of our consumers easier whenever they want to cook their favourite Jollof rice. Tasty Tom Jollof Mix has all the ingredients needed to make Jollof Rice, except rice and oil, saving the consumer time and effort. What is more, it gives the same great taste of authentic Jollof Rice!
We market a Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) brand, Vedan, across West Africa. Vedan makes every day special for consumers who like to enhance their food with MSG.
FreshYo Drinking Yoghurt was launched in 2013 and within a very short span, garnered a strong position in the children's segment and also became the pioneer in the on-the-go segment.
FreshYo drinking yoghurt is known for its great taste, thickness, premium and unique consumer-friendly packaging. It is positioned as a nutritious drink to energise people on-the-go.
FreshYo has two flavours. Plain Sweet and Strawberry. It also has three pack sizes catering to different segments. Family pack (750ml bottle), on-the-go pack (400ml bottle) and the kid's pack (115ml Tetrapak). The kid's pack comes with a straw which makes it hygienic and convenient to drink. The on-the-go pack and family pack come in easy to hold, convenient to refrigerate bottles.
We dominate the lollipop segment in Nigeria with OK Pop, our flagship brand. We were the first to introduce a double lollipop in the market.
We have candy offerings in the milk, mint and flavoured segments as well.
Cherie Noodles was launched in October 2008. It is available in three flavours: Spicy Chicken, Chicken Pepper Soup and Egglicious - the first noodles in Nigeria with real egg! These are available in 70g, 100g and 120g pack sizes. We also have a value-for-money offering called Cherie Supa Chicken. Cherie Noodles is specially developed to suit the taste palate of Nigerians.
Recently, we extended our culinary brand, Tasty Tom into noodles with the launch of Tasty Tom Tomato Chicken Noodles in two variants – dry style and soup style.