BUA Food, one of the leading agribusiness and food processing company headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, has penned an agreement with Milleral, a Turkish manufacturer and installer of milling equipment, to build the company’s new flour milling plants with a total milling capacity of 2,400tons per day.
The plants expected to be completed in 2021 will bring BUA’s total installed flour milling capacity to 4,000tons per day, indicated the company’s press-release.
BUA Food, a subsidiary of BUA Group has diverse investments in the agricultural value chain in sugar, rice, edible oils, flour milling and pasta.
It currently operates an installed flour milling capacity of 1,600 tons per day and five lines of pasta of 720 tons per day.
Abdul Samad Rabiu, Executive Chairman, BUA Group, speaking during the signing ceremony, said, “We are excited about this partnership with Milleral to develop our new state-of-the-art flour milling plants in Nigeria with a total milling capacity of 2,400tons per day, bringing BUA’s total installed capacity to 4,000tons per day, upon completion in 2021.”
He further stated, “This will further deepen our involvement in the foods processing sector as well as help enhance food security in Nigeria and the West African region.”
Milleral has been undertaking the manufacturing and installation of machinery and turnkey plants for milling grains like wheat, corn, rye, into flour and semolina for 27 years.
Chairman Milleral, Mustafa Ozdemir mentioned, “Milleral anticipates to bring its experience installing machinery and turnkey plants across the world to bear in building an efficient, advanced and world-class facility for BUA.”