LAGOS, NIGERIA — Crown Flour Mill, a subsidiary of Olam Group, recently unveiled its vitamin premix facility in Nigeria, the Daily Trust reported.
The company said during the Nigerian Food Processing and Nutrition Leadership Forum held virtually on Dec. 3 that it is committed to delivering the facility. The third annual gathering brought together top players in the food industry.
“Crown Flour Mills has established a state-of-the-art vitamin premix facility in Nigeria with technical support from the international nonprofit TechnoServe, under the Strengthening African Processors of Fortified Foods program,” said Ashish Pande, managing director, Crown Flour Mill. “The goal is to prepare vitamin premix according to the regulatory requirement of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and to supply Crown Flour plants with high quality and food-safe vitamin premix. This is the first-ever by any flour miller in Nigeria.”
Crown said it aims to improve food fortification levels of staple foods.