- April 7, 2018 - April 24, 2018
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
- April 7, 2018 - April 23, 2018
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
SGF-IFU AFRICA ROAD SHOW 2018
24TH APRIL 2018
Lagos – Nigeria
Best Produce International, a consulting company expert in supply-chain management and export promoting, in conjunction with SGF International, a fruit juice producer certification body, and IFU, the international association to promote fruit and vegetable juices, organise the third continental edition of the Road Show that took place in Latin America in 2016 and Asia in 2017. The Africa Road Show will have five seminars in five different countries specifically addressed for the fruit juice industry.
Place and date
The seminar in Nigeria will be on April 24th, 2018 in Lagos, at the hotel Ibis Lagos Ikeja.
SGF is an international organization based in Germany dedicated to the control of the safety, quality, authenticity and sustainability of the fruit juice and nectar production all over the world. SGF has a cooperation agreement with GLOBALG.A.P., thus being able to control the whole chain from tree to bottle.
IFU is an international association based in France. It is the only industrial association participating in the Codex Alimentarius and defends the position of the industry toward the international regulations of the Codex Alimentarius.
Best Produce International is a company that offers the following services: GLOBALG.A.P. licensed farm assurer, strategic management consultancy, export access and training and development.
Objectives of the conference
The objective of the one-day Road Show Seminar is to get engaged with juice producers, laboratories, bottlers and supporting companies in Nigeria and to promote the exchange of information regarding the new technologies and experiences of the stakeholders in the juice sector.
It is a unique opportunity to share information with an audience regarding the key requirements for obtaining certification and accessing European markets and how to develop a sustainable export market program in accordance to EU requirements for Fruit and Vegetable Juice productions.
The participants will learn about fruit juice safety, quality, authenticity and sustainability, focusing on production hygiene aspects, analytical methods as well as the steps required to achieve the SGF certification. The SGF certification is an essential tool for the Nigerian fruit and vegetable juice processors in order to access the EU market.
During the seminar awareness on export opportunities will be offered as well as exploring the possibilities for new raw material suppliers.
To raise awareness of export opportunities through the SGF certification process to international markets, in particular to Europe.
To offer Nigerian stakeholders a roadmap for achieving the safety and quality levels requested in the European markets.
To offer Nigerian producers, exporters and other stakeholders first-hand information and knowledge about the characteristics of the fruit juice and the applicable Guidelines and legislation.
To support Nigerian producers and exports in understanding the international export market compliance requirements and certification process.
Profile of participants:
The seminar is intended for fruit juice production company directors, quality managers, R&D managers, production managers, purchasing managers as well as for sales managers of juice processing and bottling industries, as well as other relevant stakeholders involved in the value-chain such as analytical laboratories, state food control inspectors, research and development institutions.
The seminar is not a commercial event and the cost of the participation will be symbolic. The major costs are covered by sponsors and the organisers.
Tickets are available on ifu.eventbrite.com and bestproduceuk.com at N10,000 NGN (for payment see bank details below) or 30€ for early registration (extended till Friday 6/04/18) and late registration will pay N20,000 or 60€ for the seminar registration and lunch only. Participants will be responsible for paying for their own transport, hotel accommodation and other feeding arrangement apart from the lunch to be provided during the day of the event.
For Naira payments, please kindly use this Bank details:
Zenith Bank PLC,
Account Name: Best Produce International Nig. Ltd
Account Number: 1013820052;
Bank Sort Code: 057150107
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