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      We organized our first virtual training at Nugata Consults Limited. We would usually organize physical training but had to explore the virtual option as a result of the realities of a Covid-19 pandemic and post-pandemic world. Translating engagement and interaction from physical to virtual was a huge concern but it turned out to be an unnecessary one as the session went very well. The participants were very interactive and seemed very intentional about their
  • FOOD SMEs-BEYOND-THE-COVID-19-PANDEMIC
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    As SMEs grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is clear, which is that there is now a new normal and ways of doing business have to change!  The new normal includes working from home, e-commerce and increased use of the virtual space for obtaining information and attending meetings, webinars and conferences. The COVID-19 lockdown led to disruptions in the food supply chain which left processors struggling to get raw materials to continue production and
  • EFFECT OF COVID-19 ON FOOD SMEs
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    The Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) which is the pandemic currently ravaging the globe is a contagious and fatal respiratory illness that has so far spread to over 210 countries. Even though COVID-19 is not known to spread through food, it is however essential to adopt safety precautions among employees using a 3-pronged approach of facemasks, frequent and proper handwashing and social distancing as a set of protective measures to greatly reduce chances of infection for
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    The 2nd West Africa Cold Chain Summit & Exhibition (WACCSE), Nigeria 2019 with the theme “Unlocking Practical Cold Chain Solutions in Africa” was organized by the Organization for Technology Advancement of Cold Chain in West Africa (OTACCWA) and held at Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja Lagos on 5th-6th November, 2019. It was an assemblage of players/exhibitors in the cold chain industry from the food, pharma, chemicals, logistics, warehousing, regulatory, technology, trade, research, banking and consulting sectors.
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    The Cosmetics Production and Good Manufacturing Practices Training was organized by Nugata Consults Limited in Lagos on 16th-17th October 2019 to bring the Cosmetics Industry up to speed on best practices and current trends in the cosmetics sector and to enable them meet regulatory requirements concerning staff training. Participants included Managing Directors; Quality Assurance Managers, Production Managers, Quality Control Managers; Research & Development Managers and Regulators. The Presentations were delivered by facilitators with strong regulatory
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    The 2-day training on ISO 22000, HACCP & Fairtrade held on 25th-26th September 2019 in Lagos was organized by Nugata Consults Limited bearing in mind what participants particularly SMEs were expected to know and be able to think, feel and do after the training. This in a nutshell means they should have the confidence to fully apply what is learnt! SMEs are important in growing the economy therefore the capacity to produce safe and quality
  • HACCP-FAIRTRADE
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    Attend 2 Day Training on ISO 22000, HACCP & FAIRTRADE Join facilitators including Jane Omojokun, former Head, Regulatory Affairs (NAFDAC)/ MD Nugata Consults Ltd for topics including:-Role of top management-Food Safety Policy-Needs and Expectations of Interested Parties-Documentation and Record Keeping Planning-Traceability -Hazard Control  -Fundamentals of Fairtrade A copy of all training materials and certificates of attendance will be provided to participants Who To Attend CEOs of SMEs on Spices, Fruits & Vegetables and other foods
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    2-Day Training on Cosmetics Formulation & Good Manufacturing Practices Natural ingredients in cosmetics are becoming mainstream while production must meet GMP requirements. Join facilitators including Jane Omojokun, former Head, Regulatory Affairs (NAFDAC)/ MD Nugata Consults Ltd and Dr Margaret Ilomuanya, Senior Lecturer, Pharmaceutical Technology (cosmeceutical production development) University of Lagos for topics including:-Plant /animal extracts in cosmetics formulation & production-Cosmetics GMP-Contract Manufacturing-Standards for Cosmetic Products-Cosmetics market growthA copy of all training materials and certificates of
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    The 2-Day Foundation Course will educate cosmetics & personal care business operators on “Cosmetics Safety & Regulatory Compliance” to boost their operations and enhance the cosmetics market growth. Topics Include Introduction to the concept of cosmeceuticals Evaluating potential safety issues Organic, natural and synthetic-free ingredients Functions of cosmetics ingredients Irritants and allergens in cosmetics Package design, development & suitability Cosmetics Labelling: A Vital Component of Product Registration Who To Attend Cosmetics manufacturers Cosmetics manufacturers Quality