Post by Ismail AbdulAzeez on Jan 27, 2019 23:06:21 GMT 1
The potential in onions business is enormous but most people see onions as one of those food ingredients they cook with, but it goes beyond that, millions of naira could be made by going into the business of onion farming.
Nigeria ranks sixth among the top 10 producers of green onions in the world, and 11th position in terms of dry onions production.
Onions are grown in Nigeria mostly in places like Kano, Kaduna, Jigawa, Sokoto, Plateau, Bauchi and Kebbi states. The Aliero community, a local council area in Kebbi State is being regarded as the largest producer of onions in West Africa, so the availability of the crop is guaranteed.
Considering the millions of households, hotels, restaurants, pepper soup joints and others making use of onions everyday around the world, investors can generate millions from exporting the crop.
Onions is a huge business with good turnover for serious investors because it is highly consumed around the world and the demand is rising everyday.
Because onion is a perishable crop and cannot be stored for a long time after harvest in ordinary conditions, instead of the crop rotting away without any benefit, it can be processed into a wide variety of products including ready to use or ready to cook fresh onions, onion paste, dehydrated onion flakes, onion powder, onion oil, onion vinegar, onion sauce, pickled onion, onion wine, beverages and others.
When exported to other countries, it is further processed into onion powder or paste. Onion serves as a medicinal herb in many communities, and reduces high blood pressure and other heart diseases due to its action on the elasticity of blood vessels.
There are lots of benefits in onions and it has a good export market. Onion business is a good way to make huge profits. Join the host of smart investors in the onion business and make good money too.