Transnational Corporation of Nigeria, Transcorp Plc, has announced that Teragro Commodities Limited, its agribusiness subsidiary, has acquired and installed an extraction cup technology. This enables the company to produce superior quality juice concentrates that meet international quality standards.
With its 26,500 million tonnes per annum capacity plant, Teragro Benfruit Plant, situated in Benue State, the firm processes orange and pineapple concentrates, mango purées and orange-peel oil for industrial markets. The new technology increases the capacity of Benfruit Plant.
Dupe Olusola, Teragro’s chief executive officer, CEO, says “the extraction cup revolutionizes our production process and ensures that the concentrates we produce will pass even the most stringent international standards. This investment elevates us to the top of local concentrate producers and ensures that Teragro is able to compete with any international concentrate producer from Spain, Brazil, the United States and more,” Olusola said.
Emmanuel Nnorom, CEO, Transcorp Plc, stressed the importance of the investment for Teragro, saying that it represents a clear commitment to meeting the requirements of the company’s biggest customers and ensuring that the country’s largest beverage manufacturers have local suppliers with the highest quality products on offer.Follow Us on Social Media