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Flour Mills $65 Million Lagos Plant Comes Onstream

By on September 13, 2012

Flour Milling Machines

Flour Mills has inaugurated its $65 million ‘West Mills’ plant which has been described as the beginning of a new era in the conglomerate company.

Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the new mills plant, the Chairman, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, George Coumantaros said, “10 years ago, we commenced an ambitious programme to rehabilitate, upgrade and replace all our milling units with high performing, state-of-the-art machinery and equipment.

“Our initiative was primarily driven by the need to maximize the efficiency of our milling operations, enhance our flour quality, respond to the dynamics of the flour market and surpass our customers’ expectations.”

He also disclosed that the plant has the capability to blend cassava flour and wheat flour in support of the Federal government’s agricultural initiative.

“We are commissioning a truly ‘world class’ milling facility which houses three mills with a collective wheat grinding capacity of 2,250 metric tonne per 24 hours, making our Apapa milling site the largest in Africa and the second largest single flour milling site in the world.

“We are committed as a truly Nigerian company that is aim at improving sales growth for the investing public and the Nigerian economy.”