Post by Ismail AbdulAzeez on Jan 27, 2019 23:19:07 GMT 1
Fruit is a good means of getting important nutrients for the body and is therefore in high demand locally and globally.
Fruit juice gives a lot of mineral and vitamins to the body and at the same time has many health benefits making it a good product to consume and invest in. The major ingredient needed in the production of fruit juice is fruits and Nigeria has them in abundance.
Nigeria is a country blessed with many kinds of fruits. Various fruits such as oranges, pineapples, mangoes, lime, lemons, paw paw and lots more are available as they are grown and cultivated in great quantities.
Nigeria’s citrus exports to Europe are expected to grow as demand continues to rise in Europe. The rising consumption of fruit juice across the world gives exporters more income and investment opportunities.
In this era, you can actually earn a lot of money exporting fruit juices to many countries. The target will be to export to countries that are not naturally endowed like Nigeria and will also be in need of fruit juice.
Fruits are generally a good source of minerals and vitamins and serve as a cleansing agent for the body helping in purifying the blood and its vessels as well as makes digestion easier and better. Also there are ailments like cold that can be treated by taking fruit juices in their natural form.
The juice, leaves, flowers, peels, fruits and dried bark of citrus all have important medicinal values. The dried bark of citrus is a raw material for the production of insecticides. Citrus has also found use in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and soap industries. Citrus is grown globally.
After the extraction of the juice from the fruit, the resulting fruit pulp is a possible livestock feed and the rind oil is an expensive commodity in the international market. Citrus seeds can be used as sweetening agents, which are already being used as sugar substitute. Citrus peels can be used for the production of citric acid, lactic acid, feed yeast and vinegar.