Yam Flour Production & Packaging

Yam is the common name for some species in the genus Dioscorea (family Dioscoreaceae). These are perennial herbaceous vines cultivated for the consumption of their starchy tubers in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Oceania. There are many cultivars of yam though only six are important as staples in the tropics. The economically important species grown are Dioscorea rotundata (white yam), Dioscorea alata (yellow yam), Dioscorea bulbifera (aerial yam), Dioscorea esculenta (Chinese yam) and Dioscorea dumenterum (trifoliate yam). Yams are high in vitamin C, dietary fiber, vitamin B6, potassium, and manganese;…

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How To Start Bean Flour Production Business

Bean flour production is the processing of beans to powder for various uses. And processing of foodstuff makes food easier to prepare with style. Beans are a source of protein to the body, Health Organization advises that we should take at least a plate of legume in a day in other to reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes and any other health-related issues. The bean flour is very nutritious, used in preparing different variety of food such as snacks (moi-moi, akara), casseroles, side dishes, baking etc. It can be…

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How to Start a Cassava Farming and Processing Business in Nigeria [A Comprehensive Guide]

A single farming season spent in cassava farming and processing can hand you the key to financial freedom. Yes! Cultivating and processing cassava is simply a money-making venture. In this post, I will show you why you should consider giving it a go and how to start your very own cassava farming and processing business. Reasons you should invest in cassava farming, fast. Here are some of the reasons cassava has such a huge earning potential for you as an entrepreneur: Cassava is an important food crop in Nigeria Cassava…

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Top 50 Agriculture Business Ideas for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

The demand for agricultural products both in Nigeria and the world at large will always be on the high side because food is one of the basic needs of man. Therefore as an entrepreneur, you can key into this demand and set up an agro business thereby creating enormous wealth for yourself. There are many reasons every young aspiring entrepreneur should look into agriculture as endless opportunities are found on agriculture and more people are starting to realize that, especially young people. This article is a highlight of agricultural business…

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How to Hatch Fertile Eggs into Day Old Chicks (D.O.C)

What is hatchery? Hatchery is a place for hatching fertile eggs to produce “day old chicks” (D.O.C), which you will buy to start poultry farm on your own. Hatchery may be on large or small scale depending on the size of the Incubator. Incubator is a box like apparatus for hatching fertile eggs by artificial warmth in the hatchery room. There are two types of incubators and they are: Setter Incubator and Hatcher Incubator. Procedures in Chicks Production Production of “Day Old Chicks” (D.O.C) start with the brood eggs laid…

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