Fast growing Nigerian beverage maker Rite Foods drags NBC to court over alleged trademark infringement

NIGERIA – Rite Foods, a fast-rising indigenous food and beverage company in Nigeria has taken to court giant beverage maker Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), over allegedly infringing on its trademark. According to the maker of the famous Bigi brand, NBC’s Predator Energy drink logo and brand share a resemblance with its own Fearless drink, which had existed for three years before NBC began to produce Predator, reports Guardian Nigeria. The plaintiff, Rite Foods Limited, has filed for an interim injunction against the defendant, NBC, restraining it from further promoting or…

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Rite Foods receives ISO 9001 certification to expand into West Africa

NIGERIA – Nigeria’s food and beverage company, Rite Foods has received ISO 9001:2015 certification from the Standard Organisation of Nigeria as it seeks growth into the rest of the West African countries, according to the Vanguard. The Quality Management System certification demonstrates the food manufacturer’s ability to provide quality products and services that meet both local and international standards. This indicates conformity of Rite Foods management systems to international acceptable standard requirement with focus on continued improvement. It allows the company to provide products that meet requirements while assuring customers’…

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