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Fairtrade Messe und Ausstellungs GmBH & Co.KG in an attempt to strengthen it’s partnership network has appointed FoodpreneurNews a publication of Foodpreneurs Publishing Company as a media partner for its African fairs in Ethiopia, Nigeria and Ghana.

Rasaq Oke-led FoodpreneurNews see the relationship between Fairtrade Messe and FoodpreneurNews as a landmark development necessary for the market expansion and growth of the Agro-food industry which form the bedrock of African economy.

We are indeed excited with the opportunity being thrown open with this partnership which will help us to redefine African food entrepreneurship.

MD2It will interest you to know that Fairtrade was founded by Martin Marz in 1991.  For a long time, fairtrade ranks among the leading organizers of professional International trade fair in emerging markets.

It is managed by shareholders and headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany and it maintains a powerful network of agencies and partnership like ours throughout the world.

Their portfolio consists of the following industrial sectors:

  • Agrofood
  • Building
  • CIT Solutions
  • Industry/Energy? Environment
  • Plastprintpack

Collectively, fairtrade and foodpreneurnews focus on achieving a higher degree of customer satisfaction with innovative product and providing excellent services and generating valuable business contact for exhibitors and trade visitors.

Our target at FoodpreneurNews is taking food journalism to the next level by reporting food, beverage, travel and hospitality in styles and superiority.

FoodpreneurNews is a publication of Foodpreneurs Publishing Company.

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About The Author

Rasaq Oke

Rasaq Oke hold a Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) Honours degree in Food Science & Technology from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife. He is a seasoned Food Technologist and Agribusiness expert with wide and rich industry experience that cut across reputable organization like Guinness Plc, Crown Cork and Seal, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals (now Neimeth Pharmaceuticals), Livestock Feeds Plc. and Tantalizers Plc. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of FOODDOTCOMACADEMY SERVICES, Managing Consultant with RESPITALITY CARE COMPANY (RCC), and Publisher/ CEO of FOODPRENEURS PUBLISHING COMPANY, the publisher of FOODPRENEURNEWS, a print and online food magazine ( Mr. Oke is an accomplished food entrepreneur, consultant, administrator, instructor, and facilitator. He is a member of the Governing Council of the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST) and the Head,-Editorial Board of the NIFST Food Forum Magazine; An Executive Member of the Nigeria Association of Agricultural Journalist (NAAJ). He is an Full Member and Secretary of the Membership, Certification and Education Committee of the Governing Council of the Nigerian Institute of Training and Development (NITAD). He a a Media and Communication Consultant to the Lagos State Fadama Coordination Office (SFCO) and the Lagos State Coconut Development Authority (LASCODA) in addition to being a Technical Partner to the Lagos State Consumer Protection Authority (LASCOPA). He is married with children and loves playing table tennis as well as travelling.

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