Nigeria presently produces about 500,000 MT of Soybean annually making it the largest producer of the product on the African continent. Soybean is a legume which is produced in most the middle belt of the country with Benue state accounting for about 45% of the total production in country.
Ginger is used mainly as food, it is also used for herbal remedies. Traditional healing and herbal treatments have used ginger and regards it as one of the most important herbal remedies. Much of the ability of the ginger root to treat different kinds of medical conditions especially joint and muscle pains is due to its natural composition.
Cashew nuts are well-known kidney-shaped nuts that are light-coloured, delicate in flavour, and slightly spongy in texture.
They are actually seeds that adhere to the bottom of the cashew apple, which is the fruit of the cashew tree.
Nigeria is the leading producer of Shea nut and butter in the world. The oil content is the most crucial element of the shea nut as that component is an important ingredient in the composition of the shea butter that goes into Cocoa Butter Equivalents and other by-products.
Shea nut and shea products are mainly produced in Kwara,