NIGERIA – Mamuda Group, one of Nigeria’s leading diversified manufacturing conglomerate, has introduced a new carbonated soft beverage drink in the market dubbed Pop Cola.
The new offering is produced at the company’s newly commissioned factory in Kano State, Northern Nigeria.
The inauguration of the manufacturing giant’s new subsidiary, Mamuda Beverages Limited, is a testament to its commitment to the Nigerian economy as it diversifies its operations from manufacture of agriculture products packaging, snack processing, leather tanning, alongside operation of power plants.
The official opening of the factory comes months after Mamuda Group, inaugurated its multi-billion Naira confectionery factory, under its subsidiary Mamuda Foods Company.
The factory built also in Kano State undertakes production of biscuits and chocolates, promoting local manufacturing.
Bosch Thermotechnology, the leading manufacturer of energy-efficient heating products, provided the firm with a 3-ton boiler.
For its energy requirements, Mamuda is leveraging on its recently launched 22.5 megawatts gas power plant.
The powerplant has an installed cryogenic storage tank with a capacity of 110M and will for the start generate 6 megawatts but graduate to 22.5 megawatts when fully operational.
It was established in partnership with Port-Harcourt based Greenville Liquefied Natural Gas Company Nigeria, the major supplier of natural gas to the plant.
With the commissioning of the plant, Mamuda is now self-reliant in power supply.
Meanwhile in Cameroon, Clarke Energy and INNIO Jenbacher, providers of renewable gas, natural gas, and hydrogen-based solutions and services for power generation have successfully commissioned a high-efficiency gas engine to power a new Pasta factory in the country.
The natural gas-fuelled J320 engine will be delivering a resilient on- site power supply to the manufacturing facility, based in Douala.
According to Business in Cameroon, the combined heat and power (CHP) project will be executed in two phases with the recently completed first phase encompassing installation and commissioning of the containerised module, producing a nominal electrical power output of 1067kW.
The second phase will be to install an exhaust gas heat exchanger to recover the waste heat from hot exhaust gases to generate superheated water at 130°C, which will then be injected into the customer’s process steamer for purification.
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