The Federal Government through the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo, has lauded WACOT Ltd, for its recent certification to export organic sesame globally.
WACOT Ltd is a leading food and agro-allied company,
According to the information contained in the company’s press release, the certification was issued by the international certification organization, ECOCERT.
Adeniyi made this commendation in his office in Abuja while receiving the ECOCERT certifications presented to him by the National Sesame Seed Association of Nigeria (NSSAN), the management of WACOT, stakeholders in sesame production, and the Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC).
The first certification, which the France-based ECOCERT conveyed to WACOT Limited, is an approval to export sesame across the world.
The second certification on January 8 gave approval for WACOT to export sesame to the United States, having met that country’s Department of Agriculture (USDA) organic regulations.