Exportable Agro-Commodities

Sesame Seeds

Sesame seed is an oil rich grain crop widely utilized in most parts of the world. This seed popularly called Benne seed is grown in Nigeria in relative abundance. Nigeria is reported to be the sixth largest producer of Sesame seeds in the world according to FAOSTAT 2016.

With a rich, nutty flavor, it is a common ingredient in cuisines across the world.

The nutritional benefits of sesame seeds include their ability to prevent cancer, improve heart health, lower blood pressure, build strong bones, improve male fertility, reduce inflammation e.t.c

In Zeenab Foods Ltd, our sesame seeds are of top quality.

Cassia Seed

Cassia Tora is a wild crop plant that belongs to the Fabaceae legume plant family . They range in color from greenish brown to dark brown and with a smooth glossy surface.

Cassia Tora Seed is in large demand particularly in major pharmaceutical industries around the world. Talking about its benefits, cassia seeds for its good flavour are used for making tea (coffee substitute) , it is also prescribed in oriental herb medicine to treat night blindness, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and constipation e.t.c

Zeenab Foods Limited with its wealth of experience in exporting agro products from Nigeria to other parts of the world can supply you with high quality, machine cleaned cassia seeds.

SPECIFICATION:

  • - Origin : Nigeria
  • - Colour : brown,
  • - Shape: granule shaped
  • - moisture content: < 8%,
  • - Admixture : < 2.5%
  • - Packing : 50kg PP bags or as required. 20ft Container FCL (24mt)
  • - MOQ - 5 containers

Raw Cashew Nut

The objective of cashew processing is to extract the healthy, tasty kernel from the raw nut as well as oil from its shell.

Shell oil represents about a quarter of the mass of an unshelled nut and approximately equal to that of the kernel. Kernels from cashew nuts are used as snacks while shell oil is used in the manufacture of numerous materials such as clutch plates, special isolators, varnish and plastic materials etc.

Zeenab Foods Limited can supply good quality raw cashew nuts, depending on the needs of the customer.

SPECIFICATION

  • - Origin : Nigeria
  • - Nut count – ( 170 - 200)/Kg
  • - Out turn : 44 - 52 lbs/80 kg
  • - Defective nuts: < 8%
  • - Moisture content : < 10%
  • - Admixture : < 2%
  • - Float rate : < 18%
  • - Packing - 50kg pp bags net weight, 20ft container FCL (18mt)
  • - MOQ - 5 containers

Gum Arabic (Acacia Gum)

This is primarily known as Acacia Gum. It is made from the sap of the Acacia Senegal tree, or Gum Acacia. It is soluble in water, and used in the food industry as a stabilizer for frozen foods, canned drinks and alcoholic beverages, as an emulsifier, binding and coating agent for pharmaceutical drugs. It is known to lower blood cholesterol and treats digestive issues. It is also used in the making of paints, glue, carbonless paper etc.

Nigeria is the world’s third largest producer of gum-arabic.

We are able to supply acacia gum in large quantities in grade 1 and grade 2 of the product.


Hibiscus Flower

Hibiscus flower is obtained from rossele a herbaceous shrub of the Malvaceae family. It (Bissap, as it is called in Senegal, Karkade in Sudan, Sorrels or Zobo in Nigeria) is a valuable crop with high concentration of vitamin C and have been proven to medically reduce high blood pressure. It is used to produce Hibiscus jellies, jams, fruit pastes, traditional medicines, teas, syrups and refreshing drinks that are found in almost every market stall in Europe, Arab countries and aAfrica.

Nigeria is among the major producers and suppliers of Hibiscus flower into the world market.

Hibiscus flower grows nearly throughout the year, though its peak production is during the dry season of November to April of the following year.

Zeenab Foods Ltd offers best quality hibiscus flowers carefully sorted.

SPECIFICATION

  • - Origin : Nigeria
  • - Colour : Dark red, Purple
  • - Purity : 97% to 99% clean depending on customer request.
  • - Total ash content: < 10%
  • - Acid insoluble ash < 1.5%
  • - Salmonella : Nil
  • - Foreign matters: < 2%
  • - Quality certification: SGS
  • - Packing: 25 kg p.p bag net weights 40ft container FCL (12mt)
  • - MOQ - 5 containers

Dried Split Ginger

Nigeria is among the major producers and suppliers of dried split ginger into the world market and is the third largest exporter of ginger in the world after China and India.

Ginger is used for culinary and medicinal purpose. Health benefits include reducing nausea, pain, and inflammation. Ginger can be used to make tea, chopped or crushed in curries and savory dishes, and dried or crystalized in sweets and confectionaries.

Our ginger has good aroma, pungency, and high oil and oleoresin contents.


PEANUTS

Nigeria has been a major world producer of peanuts (otherwise known as ‘Groundnut’) for decades. The country is the 3rd largest producer of peanuts in the world, with an annual production capacity of over 4 million metric tonnes. According USA Department of Agriculture, Nigeria's output for peanuts for 2018 is 4,422,000metric tonnes.

It is either grown for its nut, oil or its vegetative residue (haulms). It is the 4th most important source of edible oil and its seeds contain high quality edible oil , easily digestible protein and carbohydrates.

At Zeenab Foods, you can be rest assured of a prompt supply of oil rich peanuts (whole or broken), and of different varieties.

Quality Specification

  • - Origin : Nigeria
  • - Moisture content: < 8%
  • - Admixture < 2%
  • - Foreign Material : < 2%
  • - Oil content: 48% – 56%
  • - Packing : PP bags of /20/30/50 Kgs as desired, 20ft container FCL (18mt), 40ft container (28mt)
  • - MOQ - 10 containers