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Nigeria resumes export of hibiscus to Mexico

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) said that Nigeria would resume the export of hibiscus, popularly known as Zobo, to Mexico.

FIIRO calls for proper commercialisation of innovations for socio-development

The Director General, Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), Professor Gloria Elemo, on Wednesday, called for a proper mechanism for commercialization of innovations for socio-economic development.

Research institute announces automated machines for kunu, zobo preparation

The Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), has unveiled an automated machine for Kunu and Zobo drinks to enhance competitiveness and productivity in the food and beverage industry.

Nigeria exports 1,983 containers of hibiscus to Mexico

Following the drive for high non-oil exports the country has exported 1, 983 containers of hibiscus (Zobo) to Mexico alone, thereby generating $35 million within a short time in 2017.

Nigeria earns $31 million from ‘zobo leaves’ exports – Audu Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, on Monday, said that Nigeria earned $31m from the sale of purple hibiscus, popularly known as zobo leaves, in the last one year.

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