Minister returns from Africa with €50M of business deals for Irish companiesStaff writer ▼ | December 8, 2015
Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine Simon Coveney TD concluded his weeklong trade mission to West Africa.
Cooperation A weeklong trade mission to West Africa
In Nigeria, the Minister opened a new packaging and distribution centre for Ornua which will provide a gateway for developing business in West Africa. Ornua already have sales of €130m in 2014 and this facility provides a new route to very potentially lucrative markets.
The Minister also launched a new product for another iconic Irish brand Guinness called Guinness Africa Special. Guinness Nigeria PLC imports Flavour Extract manufactured in St. James’ Gate Dublin, valued at around €60 million per annum. ■