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From my interaction with some successful food entrepreneurs, only a handful of them come from noble backgrounds. It is with dint of hard work, thinking out of the box and perseverance to purpose that they rose and attained the status of colossi.

Follow us on to hear the story of an Amazon in the Nigeria’s economic firmament, Mrs. Bose Ayeni, the delectable Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tantalizers Plc. Who would have thought and believed that she spent the early part of her growing up years in the Ajegunle area of Lagos State which was noted for a lot of societal vices but with the ‘I CAN DO SPIRIT’ defied the odds to become the CEO of one of the most respected brand in the Quick service (fast food) restaurants in Nigeria.  She is one of the few Nigerians whose wealth came not from stealing from the public treasury or robbing the poor but by the mastery of economic principle that create and yield wealth.

Follow us on FoodpreneurNews to hear how she transformed a simple idea into a thriving Food business. 

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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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