Top 20 Most Popular Food Manufacturing Companies In Nigeria

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Most Popular Food Manufacturing Companies In Nigeria

The importance of food to man’s life cannot be overemphasized as it is required to live a healthy life. Do you know the Top 20 most popular food manufacturing companies in Nigeria?

If you wish to know, i have provided substantial information on the topic on this platform which will give you a first hand knowledge in that area.

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What is food?

Generally speaking, Food is fondly referred to as any substance that an individual or an animal eats or drink in order for life to be maintained and growth obtained. It is very important to note that for food to maintain life and sustain growth, it must be nutritious.

This simply implies that food is not only what we eat but also what we drink, this shows how important food is to man’s life. To this end, I have made a list of top 20 most popular food manufacturing companies in Nigeria. They are:

  1. Nestle Nigeria plc.
  2. Unilever Nigeria
  3. Flour mills of Nigeria
  4. Chi limited
  5. DUFIL PRIMA foods
  6. Dangote group
  7. Beloxxi industries limited
  8. UAC foods
  9. Dansa foods limited
  10. Deli foods
  11. Honeywell
  12. Cadbury
  13. Leventis foods
  14. Honeyland
  15. Envoy oil industries
  16. The coca cola company
  17. PepsiCo
  18. Viju industries Nigeria limited
  19. Rite foods
  20. Tyson foods

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Top 20 Most Popular Food Manufacturing Companies In Nigeria


It is no news that Nestle Nigeria is one of the largest food and beverage producing companies in Africa. It is known to have existed for about 57 years. Its headquarters is situated in Lagos state Nigeria while its main factory is located in Agbara industrial estate in Ogun state. Some of the food brand it is known to produce is cerelac, nutrend, Golden morn, NAN, Lactogen, Milo etc.


Unilever Nigeria is one that is primarily concerned with producing and marketing of food and food ingredients and other personal care products. It was established in 1923 by Robert Hesketh Leverhulme. It was formerly interested in majorly producing soap. Its headquarter is currently situated in Lagos Nigeria.


Flour mills of Nigeria is an agribusiness company that was established in 1960 by George S. Coumantaros. It began operations in 1962, and it is specialised in flour milling; cement manufacturing; pasta production; importation, blending, distribution and sale of fertilizer. Its headquarters is situated in Lagos state Nigeria.


Chi limited was established in 1980 and it is a very popular company that produces consumer products in diary, snacks and beverages. It is owned by the coca cola company and its headquarter is located in Lagos.


The almighty producers of everybody’s favorite indomie is the Dufil Prima foods. It was established in 2001 in Rivers state. In present day, Dufil prima foods have established the famous Minimie chinchin and has other food items like spaghetti, semolina etc. in her name. Its corporate office is in surulere lagos Nigeria.


The Dangote group of companies is a multinational company that was founded by Aliko Dangote. It is popularly known to produce food and many other things needed to survive in Life. In Nigeria, many people refer to the Dangote group of companies as one that produces everything we need in life. Its headquaters is situated in Lagos Nigeria. Some of its products are Cement, sugar, salt, steel, oil and gas, flour etc.


It is no longer news that Beloxxi industries primarily deals with producing and sales of quality biscuits for the public with its headquarters in ogun state Nigeria.


Uac foods is short for United Africa company. It was established in 1931 and it has its head quaters situated in lagos Nigeria.  UAC foods produces diversities of food items like Supreme ice cream, sausage rolls and cake. They also produce Grand Oil, Grand Cereal and Vital feed for poultry.


Dansa foods limited is one that is fast moving and very popular. It was established in 1994. It is also a member of the dangote group. It’s headquarters is situated in Lagos state Nigeria. It mostly deals with production of quality juices.


Deli foods is one of the top companies manufacturing food items in Nigeria. It was established in 1998 and began operations in 1999. It is widely known to produce biscuits and sweets. It’s headquarters is situated in Lagos state Nigeria.


Honey well is a multinational company and has its sector in Nigeria as well. It is oneof the most popular food manufacturing brands in Nigeria. It was established in 1972 by Dr. Oba Otudeko. Its primary produce are basically Flour, Wheat, Noodles, Pasta. It’s headquarters is situated in Lagos state Nigeria.


Cadbury is a food manufacturing company which was established ny John cadbury in 1960. This company is majorly owned by Mondelez International. Its main products are Bornvita and Tom Tom while other products include Eclairs, malta sweet, Trebor and peppermint. Its headquarters is situated in Lagos state Nigeria.


Leventis foods, a well known food manufacturing company was established in 1999. It is primarily concerned and known to deal with a wide range of baked products such as bread, snacks etc. It’s headquarters is situated in Lagos state Nigeria.  It also formally began operations in 2001. Its most popular products are Val-u bread and meaty sausage roll.

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Honeyland foods ltd is a food manufacturing company that started its operations in 1996. Its headquarters is situated in ketu, Lagos state Nigeria. It is well known to manufacture Natural juices.


Envoy oil is well known in production and sale of basic cooking oil such as vegetable oil, palm oil, soyabean oil etc. Its headquarters is situated in Onitsha, Anambra state Nigeria.


The coca cola company is known a multinational beverage corporation that was established in the United States of America. Its headquarters is situated in Atlanta, Georgia. It was established in 1886 by John Stitch Pemberton. The coca cola company (Nigeria) is one of the largest bottlers from the coca cola company worldwide.

It is known to serve about 180 million people. It sells more than 2 billion cases annually. Its popularity in Nigeria is such that many people now refer to many other carbonated drinks that are not produced by the coca cola company as “coke”.


PepsiCo was first established in North Carolina 1898 and it is well known to produce food and beverages for consumption. It is known to be the second largest food and beverage producing company in the world.

It’s products are highly consumed in Nigeria and it operates in about 200 countries in the world as well.


Viju industries Nigeria limited is a company that is well known for producing wonderful milk drink products. It is also well known for producing Mr.V water. Asides this, it produces other food items like biscuits and tomato paste. It’s headquarters is situated in Lagos state Nigeria.


Rite foods limited is one that has gained popularity by radically marketing the bigi carbonated drinks. It has othee food products such as sausages, energy drink etc. It was established in 2007 and has its headquarters situated in Lagos state Nigeria.

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Tyson food is also a well know food manufacturing company that majorly deals with food items such as chicken, beef, pork etc. It also deals with prepared food.  It was established in 2016 and has proven to be fast growing since then.

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