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INDUSTRIES IN BENUE STATE

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CURRENT INDUSTRIES SEEKING INVESTMENT IN BENUE STATE

 

Taraku Mills Ltd ( A vegetable oil and Refining Plant).taraku mill
Taraku Mills Ltd., located in Taraku town of Gwer Local Government Area was incorporated in 1986 as a private Limited Liability Company to tap the abundant Agricultural raw materials in the state. It is jointly owned by Benue State (98%) and Messrs Industrie Bau Nard (IBN) of Austria (2%).

The Company has the following processing capacity:-

  • 72,000 metric tons of soya Beans
  • 120,000 metric tons of maize
  • 172,300 metric tons of Animal feeds.

The Company produces a variety of products including:-

  • Vegetable oil from soya beans, maize, groundnuts, Beni seed and other oil seeds.
  • Soya meal, groundnut meal and other oil seed meals/cake.
  • Maize flour
  • Maize grit
  • Live stock feeds
  • Concentrates and diet mix.This factory is up for privatization.

Katsina-Ala Yam Flour Processing Factorykatsnala
Government approved the establishment of Yam Flour Processing Factory at Katsina-Ala in February, 2014 to tap the abundant raw materials in the area. It is to process fresh yam tubers as raw materials into flour as finished product. The factory is located on 7.43 hectares of land at present site for Fruit Juice Factory (Fruitcon Nig. Ltd) Katsina-Ala. The company is 100% owned by the Benue State Government The plant processing capacity is 60 MTPD of fresh yam tubers as raw materials and 20 MTPD of dried yam flour as finished product. The plant is to produce dried yam flour as finished product. The product is expected to be packaged in 2kg, 5kg, and 10kg bags of flour respectively. This is factory also up for privatization on completion.

Benfruit Nigeria Multi-Fruits Processing Factorybenfruit
The Makurdi Fruit Juice Processing Factory (BEN FRUIT Nig. LTD) was approved by Benue State Executive Council in 2003.

  1. The plant is to process mango, oranges and pineapple into juice and concentrate.
  2. The equipment has a per hour capacity of 6 tonnes of oranges, 5 tonnes of mangoes, 4 tonnes of pineapple or an over 26,500 tonnes per annum.
  3. The machinery was supplied and installed in December, 2006 by Messrs. ELPO of Italy.

The factory is also up for privatization.


Mega Foods and Beverages Co. Ltd, Wannunemega
Mega Foods and Beverages Processing Company Ltd. was established in May 2005 to process the abundant Tomatoes and Mangoes grown in Tarka and other local Governments in the State. The company was incorporated in 2006 with an authorised share capital of ₦100 million.
Machinery and Equipment

The machinery and equipment were manufactured and supplied by Messrs Rossi and Catellic now Catelli Foods Technology, Italy in 2005.

The factory is designed to process Tomato and Mango fruits as follows:
Input

  1. 500 metric tons of raw tomato/day
  2. 140 metric tons of mango/day

Output

Tomato:

90 metric tons per day of cold break tomato paste

90 metric tons per day of hot break tomato paste

Mango:

75 metric tons/day of mango concentrate

Cans:

70-250 Cans/minutes of 140grams, 210grams, 400grams and 1000grams of Can for packaging of tomato/mango products. The factory also up for privatization.

Benco Roof Tiles Limited, Abinsi
Benco Roof Tiles Ltd. was incorporated in june 1992 as a Limited Liability Company. It has an authorized share capital of 100,000 divided into ordinary share of ₦1 each. The company is jointly owned by Benue State Government and other share holders. It is located at KM 23 Makurdi - Gboko road. This compay has a production capacity of 15,000 roof tiles per day from local raw materials base of cement, river sand, colour pigments and acrylic solutions. The construction of the company was completed in December, 1993 and test production commenced immediately. The production machinery and equipment were supplied by Messrs Russdel Design Engineering Company UK. The factory is available for privatization.

LOBI CASSAVA FLOUR MILL LIMITED

This Ultra Modern Cassava processing plant was established in Dec, 2003 to utilize the abundant raw materials i.e. cassava tubers spread all over the state. Four autonomous mobile processing units (AMPUS) were acquired and intended to be established in the 3 senatorial Districts of the state, while the fourth unit with the central dryer is located in Makurdi.
The company was incorporated in 2005 as Lobi Cassava Flour Mills Ltd with Authorized share capital of N10 million. The company is 100% owned by Government. Dutch Agricultural Development and Trading Company B.V of Netherlands (DADTCO) designed  and supplied the  machinery and equipments. The equipments consist of:

  1. 4No Autonomous Mobile Processing Units (AMPU)
  2. 1No Diesel Fired Flash Dryer
  3. Each AMPU has capacity of 5000kg/day
  4. The flash dryer has the capacity of 50 tons/day

The company is to produce premium quality flour for human consumption, industrial use including animal feeds and insecticides.


BENKIMS PLASTIC NIG. LTD

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AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT COMPANY LTD

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FERTILIZER BLENDING COMPANY LTD

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OTUKPO BURNT BRICKS LTD

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BENUE LINKS LTD

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MAKURDI MODERN MARKET

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