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Swiss beverage packager eyes Nigeria expansion

23 September 2015, 13:46Okoro Chinedu

Lagos - A leading international beverage packing provider is upbeat at prospects of the industry in Nigeria.

Sidel, the Switzerland-headquartered provider, has subsequently unveiled plans to host a one-day event for its existing and potential customers in the country.

The event will be held on Tuesday next week at the Sheraton Hotel in Lagos.

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It will discuss local trends in the beverage packaging industry, developments and opportunities for growth.

Officials said with the packaging industry gaining momentum in Nigeria and other neighboring countries, Sub-Saharan market had grown to become a very competitive market place with a strong consumer demand on value-added beverage products.

"With Nigeria being one of Africa's most important economies with a huge population that is growing at a tremendous rate, innovation and technology are key to gaining that competitive edge," said Dominique Martin, Regional Commercial Director for Africa at Sidel. 

- CAJ News


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