CHALLENGES OF FRUIT DRINK PROCESSING IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF LIFE BREWERIES NIGERIA LIMITED ONITSHA)
A nation desire for industrial development will depend on the participative role played by her citizens in establishing small and medium scale industries for processing agricultural product. The choice of this project therefore “Challenges of fruit drink processing in Nigeria” becomes important in our economic well being as a nation. The role of fruit drink processing has a major role to pay in the economy became processing will provide employment for our youths and thereby reduces unemployment which government alone cannot cope. All the remarkable economies around developed countries has its base on small scale industries established by individuals and later grown into giant companies Nigerians who engages in fruit drink processing will make more earning for himself, improve the standard of living of his family, generate foreign currency from exporting and contribute to government revenue by paying excise duties The topic as it implies pose a direct challenge to our indigenous investors so, as to discourage important of such products. May Nigerians have responded to this call as a lot of investors are now in Fruit Drink processing. It is important that the government should come forward to assist the investors by providing them with basic infrastructures. The research is therefore, aimed at examining the problem involves in the establishment of processing industries and the prospects that will be accrued from processing industries. This study will also provide a little practical guide on certain things required before embarking of processing of fruit drink .In the end we shall be able to proffer solutions and mark recommendation on the identified problems on the way forward.