Rice is one of the most consumed staples in Nigeria, with a consumption per capita of 32kg; and consumed by about two-thirds of the world’s population. This simple grain has been a popular life-sustaining food for thousands of years because it is nutritious, versatile, economical, easy to prepare and tastes good.
A complex carbohydrate that fuels the body with energy, rice is low in calories, has no sodium or trans-fat, it’s a good source of vitamins, minerals and is gluten-free.
Leading the industry
Nigeria is the continent’s leading consumer of rice and one of the largest producers in Africa. Rice paddy production in Nigeria increased to 8.4 million tonnes in 2019 going by the FAO STAT.
Given the importance of rice as a staple food in Nigeria, boosting its production has been accorded high priority by the government in the past 10 years.
At Zeenab Foods, we produce rice through our Integrated and ultra-modern rice mill and offer one of the best qualities of parboiled rice in different varieties, in long or short grains. With our 120 Mt per day capacity mill, you will be guaranteed fast delivery of clean, polished and stone-free rice products!