We succeeded with our toothpick venture by outsourcing the toothpick production, and focusing on efficient re-packaging. Specifically, we;ve invented proprietary packaging machines that semi-automatically fill cups with toothpicks, eliminating the need to do it by hand, allowing us pack them 4x faster than our competition in China.
We are an FCMG manufacturing company for single-use food-service & beverage-service non-durables, located 10 minutes away from Africa’s largest market (Onitsha). We’ve disrupted the market for often imported, low price-point items (toothpicks) that are extremely difficult to make cost-effectively in Nigeria. With revenues over NGN200 million (USD$640,000) in FY 2016 & 2017, we are the largest toothpicks packing company in Nigeria by revenue, output volume and installed capacity (2 billion toothpicks per year).
We are the only company in Nigeria that has entered the toot