Nigerian fruit snacks reap rewards
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Women of Africa: Nigerian snack maker reaps rewards

Rising food entrepreneur Affiong Williams is tapping into a growing demand for healthy treats in Nigeria by selling snack packs of dried fruit and nuts.

The brightly coloured packets are produced in Lagos by ReelFruit, the company founded by Ms Williams in 2012.

It is her first step into country's agribusiness sector, which she believes has huge untapped potential both in wealth and job creation.

According to Ms Williams, ReelFruit also aims to show Nigerian products can be made to world-class standards, and sold anywhere in the world.

Women of Africa is a BBC season recognising inspiring women across the continent. The second series, Africa's New Businesswomen, introduces eight female entrepreneurs who are finding success in their country - and beyond.

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  • 27 Jan 2016
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