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Spectra Cocoa Powder; Nourishing Food Drink Anytime, Anywhere

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Spectra Cocoa Powder; Healthy And Nourishing Food Drink Anytime, Anywhere

Olushola Okunlade Writes

Spectra Industries Limited, home of functional foods that give value for living, Spectra Industries produces food to enhance the quality of life for everyone, today and for generations to come. They have been able to satisfy the market needs for quality and affordable food products that offer beneficial opportunities as related to the consumers’ well-being and health.

Over 25 years, Spectra Industries Limited has standout with the creation of shared value products that nourish the body with 100% of the homegrown Spectra Cocoa Powder, Fast’O’Meal, Hyfiba, Sobake Soya Flour, Spectra Cocoa, Spectra-Suco-3in1, Spectra Suco Lecithin, Suco Drink, Spectra Soghurt, Maize, and Soya beans used in the production of the nutritious, great-tasting family cereal.

Spectra Industries Limited has earned trust over two decades through these beneficial products from consumers, they provide sustainable access to the market for high-quality products. They believe in the power of food to enhance lives. Their products nourish and delight the senses. It helps children grow healthy, parents age healthily and everyone lives life to the fullest.

At Spectra Industries, they constantly explore and push the boundaries of what is possible with foods, beverages, and nutritional health solutions to enhance the quality of life and contribute to a healthier future. They focus on consumers’ energy and resources where unlocking the power of food can make the greatest difference to the lives of people a, protect and enhance the environment, and generate significant value for their stakeholders.

Introduction: Spectra Cocoa Powder is the non-fat constituent of the finely ground cocoa beans, which are the fermented seeds of the cocoa tree. The Latin name is Theobroma cacao, which translates to “Food of the Gods”. The cocoa tree stands about 12-25 feet tall and grows naturally in tropical climates. The fruit of the cocoa tree is a pod full of sweet pulp enfolding a cluster of about 20-40 cocoa seeds. Cocoa is a small (4–8 m tall) perennial tree crop that primarily comes from three tropical regions South East Asia, Latin America, and West Africa.

Long regarded as a food drink treatment, Spectra Cocoa Powder is 100 percent medicinal. Spectra Cocoa Powder is commonly used for heart disease and high blood pressure. There is scientific research that supports these uses. Some people apply Cocoa powder to the skin to prevent wrinkles and stretch marks or take cocoa orally to treat many other health conditions, including liver, bladder, and disease, and memory loss.

How It Works: Take Spectra Cocoa Powder anytime, anywhere daily because is rich in antioxidants called flavonoids, it contains a variety of natural materials that helps healthy growth. It helps in the relaxation of veins that leads to lower blood pressure. These compounds might also reduce the activity of chemicals in the body that promote inflammation or blockage of blood vessels.

Production: Spectra Cocoa Powder is produced in a clean environment by Spectra Indutries Limited at Plot 1, Suco Road, Oko Oba Agege, Lagos.

Spectra Cocoa Powder; Healthy And Nourishing Food Drink Anytime, Anywhere
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Spectra Cocoa Powder; Healthy And Nourishing Food Drink Anytime, Anywhere

Health Benefits of Spectra Cocoa Powder:- Relief from high blood pressure, non-cholesterol, reduce obesity, stop constipation,  lower diabetes, low bronchial asthma, chronic fatigue syndrome, and various neurodegenerative diseases. It helps reduce the risk of cancer and improve cardiovascular as well as brain health. It also helps in treating a copper deficiency, quick wound healing, and skincare. It has mood-enhancing properties and exerts protective effects against neurotoxicity.

Lowers High Blood Pressure:- Nutritionists found out that consuming Spectra Cocoa Powder daily as a food drink help lower blood pressure level in a small sample size of participants. The flavonoids rich bean aids in lowering blood pressure and improving the elasticity of blood vessels. Research shows positive changes in systolic and diastolic blood pressure as a consequence of consuming cocoa-based products instead of black and green tea. These favorable changes are attributed to the presence of antioxidants in it that stimulates the production of nitric oxide, which helps keep blood vessels relaxed. Furthermore, this helps in maintaining a healthy circulatory system.

Antioxidant Capacity: Spectra Cocoa Powder exhibits higher antioxidant activity than black tea, green tea, and red wine. Antioxidants help neutralize the oxygen-based free radicals that are present in the body. In addition to this, it is abundant in phenol phytochemicals and possesses a high amount of flavonoids as well. Zinc, present in it, helps protect you against oxidative stress, which is a major cause behind accelerated aging.

Improves Brain Health: Spectra Cocoa Powder contains a high amount of flavonoids, like flavonol, that flavanol may aid in maintaining a healthy brain. These neuroprotective benefits could also have favorable effects on learning and memory functions. The findings have advocated that the consumption of cocoa-based products enhances the flow of blood to the brain and they have provided evidence of the therapeutic potential for curing vascular disorders.

Improves Cardiovascular Health: Spectra Cocoa Powder is rich in flavonoids, procyanidin, catechin, and epicatechin, which have antioxidant properties. In moderate amounts, it can help in protecting the cells from damage, while strengthening the heart. It prevents the formation of fatal blood clots, which can lead to stroke or cardiac failure. The flavonoids possess anti-platelet aggregating effects and modulate primary hemostasis, which is the measure of time blood takes to clot. This ultimately helps prevent atherosclerosis and thrombosis.

Balances Cholesterol Levels: It has been revealed that cocoa may possess hypoglycemic and hypocholesterolemic effects on both glucose and cholesterol levels, respectively. It helps reduce triglycerides and LDL (bad) cholesterol levels in the body and gives a noteworthy rise to HDL (good) cholesterol levels in the body.

Regulates Blood Sugar Levels: Consumption of Spectra Cocoa Powder is effective in improving insulin resistance and glucose metabolism. These mechanisms, in turn, aid in regulating sugar levels in the body. The proanthocyanidins derived from this product may help in inhibiting the cataract formation occasionally induced by diabetes, according to one animal study. The intake of this flavanol-rich bean also has therapeutic potential in improving the vascular function of diabetics on various medications has confirmed that it exerts protective antioxidant activity in the management of long-term diabetic complications such as diabetic nephrotoxicity. Nephrotoxicity plays a key role in diabetes mellitus and is the major cause of severe renal diseases. Free radicals aggravate these diabetic complications by promoting oxidative stress, leading to cell and tissue damage. The free radical scavenging activity of cacao powder has shown therapeutic effects in reducing the risk of this sort of cellular injury.

Spectra Cocoa Powder; Healthy And Nourishing Food Drink Anytime, Anywhere

Relieves Bronchial Asthma: Spectra Cocoa Powder contains xanthine and theophylline, which aid in relaxing bronchial spasms and opening constricted bronchial tubes. This gives it anti-asthmatic properties and is valuable in curing various allergies, including asthma and shortness of breath. Pharmacology suggests that unsweetened powder has anti-asthmatic properties as it contains theobromine.

Speeds Up Healing: Spectra Cocoa Powder has been trusted for its therapeutic and wound-healing properties in the manufacturing of natural medicinal products. The extracts help in preventing the development of various kinds of infections in the body. If consumed along with the appropriate medication, it has also been considered helpful in eradicating Helicobacter pylori bacteria from the body.

Weight Management: The potential benefits of Spectra Cocoa Powder in preventing high-fat-diet-induced obesity. Its intake helps in modulating lipid metabolism and reducing the synthesis and transport of fatty acids. It also improves thermogenesis, which is the mechanism of heat production in white adipose tissues and the liver.

Treats Constipation: Consumption of Spectra Cocoa Powder exerts therapeutic effects in treating chronic constipation and bowel function diseases, particularly in children. According to a study done on pediatric patients, consumption of fiber-rich cocoa products resulted in faster colonic, rectal, and intestinal transit times. Regular consumption enhances bowel function. This is because it helps reduce bowel movement time, increases the frequency of bowel movements, and softens the consistency of stool without inducing any other side effects like gastrointestinal discomfort.

Anti-Cancer Benefits: Spectra Cocoa Powder has demonstrated beneficial effects in inhibiting the growth of cancer cells without affecting the growth of normal healthy cells. Studies conducted by a team of researchers in France have provided evidence regarding the chemopreventive and anti-proliferative qualities exerted by the flavonols and procyanidins on colon cancer.

Treats Copper Deficiency: Spectra Cocoa Powder extends its benefits to treating copper deficiency in patients on long-term enteral nutrition. The cocoa bean is quite valuable in copper substitution therapy, which results in significant improvements in the hemoglobin level, white blood cell count, and copper content. It is considered valuable as a copper-rich component. So, it may be added to the diet to maintain normal levels of copper, as well as a remedy for treating copper deficiency in such conditions. It helps in preventing and treating anemia, neutropenia, and leukopenia.

Reduces Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: It has been discovered that cocoa powder exerts calming effects on people suffering from chronic fatigue. Its tension-reducing effects are attributed to the release of neurotransmitters like serotonin, anandamide, and phenylethylamine in the brain. These exert protective effects on the neuronal cells and help in combating chronic fatigue syndrome.

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Jumia Consumers To Enjoy FREE Delivery On Jumia Orders

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…The aim is to incentivize consumers to shop online

…The aim is to incentivize consumers to shop online

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Jumia consumers will enjoy free delivery on Jumia Express orders as the company pushes its Free Delivery campaign within Lagos and Abuja.

The campaign is aimed at incentivizing consumers to shop daily on the platform.

“We want Nigerians to conveniently shop online without having to worry about delivery fees. That is why we are introducing the cost-saving promo to enable them to buy more while spending less.,” said Jumia Nigeria CEO Massimiliano Spalazzi.

The deal will be valid for all Jumia Express (items stored at the Jumia warehouse) orders above 4,999 Naira in Lagos and Abuja, excluding large items. The campaign, one of the first for the year, is among several initiatives the company is putting together to encourage consumers to continue shopping on the platform while enjoying a rewarding online shopping experience.

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MultiChoice Starts January On High Packages, Step Up Offer For DStv, GOtv Customers

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…Delight customers with Yanga, Comfam, Jinja, Jolli and Supa Pakages

…Delight customers with Yanga, Comfam, Jinja, Jolli and Supa Pakages

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MultiChoice Nigeria has once again brought back its popular Step Up offer for its DStv and GOtv customers, giving them the opportunity to pay less for more world-class entertainment content starting Wednesday, 5 January 2022 for a limited period. 

With the Step Up offer, DStv and GOtv customers who upgrade or reconnect on the next higher package, will get a further boost to an even higher package within 48 hours at no additional cost. This means a step up to more great entertainment.

“It’s our mission to give the best entertainment to our customers at all times. We see this offer as an opportunity to get our customers to enjoy the great content that is currently available on higher packages for less, thereby giving them something to get excited about this January” said John Ugbe, CEO, MultiChoice Nigeria.

New, active or disconnected DStv customers on the Yanga package who upgrade to Confam package, will get boosted to enjoy programming on Compact package. Similarly, those on Compact package who renew on Compact Plus will get boosted to experience DStv Premium. 

The next few months has something for everyone on DStv & GOtv. Upgraded customers will be able to enjoy world-class sporting action together with original local content, international movies, series, telenovelas, music shows, news and kids’ entertainment on the Step Up offer. 

…Delight customers with Yanga, Comfam, Jinja, Jolli and Supa Pakages

Meanwhile, GOtv customers currently on the Jinja package who renew on Jolli package will get boosted to Max package. While GOtv Jolli customers who upgrade to Max will enjoy the brand new GOtv Supa package at no additional cost. The best local content is available on GOtv Supa, customers can enjoy Africa Magic Urban, Honey TV and WWE. While the kids get entertained with Nick Jr and Nick Toons amongst other channels dedicated for kids. 

DStv and GOtv Customers who are currently disconnected can simply reconnect during the offer period to benefit. 

For more information on this limited offer as well as other products and services, visit www.dstvafrica.com and www.gotvafrica.com. To manage your account, dial *288# or download the MyDStv or MyGOtv app. You can also enjoy all the extra entertainment on the move when you download the DStv App that allows you to watch from wherever you are. 

The Step Up offer is open to all active, disconnected and new DStv Yanga, Confam and Compact customers and GOtv Jinja and Jolli customers.

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BUA, Wartsila OY Of Finland Sign Agreement For Construction Of 70MW Power Plant For BUA Cement Sokoto Line 4

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BUA Cement Plc. Chairman, Abdul Samad Rabiu while signing the agreement with Wartsila Oy of Finland to build a 70MW power Plant for BUA Cement Sokoto Line 4.

Olushola Okunlade Writes

BUA Cement Plc has signed an agreement with Wartsila OY of Finland for the construction of a 70megawatts dual-fuel power plant for the BUA Cement Sokoto Line 4in Sokoto state, North-West Nigeria.

This announcement comes as BUA Cement recently revealed that it was looking to boost its production capacity in Nigeria over the next 3 years with new plants in the works.

In addition, this will be the second plant to be constructed by Wartsila for BUA Cement – the first being the BUA Cement Sokoto power plant scheduled to be commissioned alongside the plant in November 2021.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Abdul Samad Rabiu, Chairman of BUA Cement Plc who signed on behalf of the cement producer said BUA Cement will continue to invest strategically in the West African Cement industry to enable it to bridge the huge infrastructure and housing deficit.

According to Rabiu, “BUA Cement is happy and pleased with the progress that Wartsila made with the construction of the power plant we initially purchased for our BUA Cement Sokoto Line 3 which we expect will begin commissioning by November alongside the power plant. We believe Wartsila will bring the same level of efficiency, technical expertise, and professionalism to bear in ensuring that this new power plant for the 3million Mtpa BUA Cement Sokoto Line 4 will be completed on schedule by the end of next year as we look towards bringing BUA’s total capacity in its Sokoto plant to 8 million metric tonnes by early 2023 and 17million metric tonnes across all its plants by the same time.”

BUA, Wartsila OY of Finland sign agreement for construction of 70MW Power Plant for BUACement Sokoto Line 4
BUA Cement Plc. Chairman, Abdul Samad Rabiu while signing the agreement with Wartsila Oy of Finland to build a 70MW power Plant for BUA Cement Sokoto Line 4.

On his part, Mark Thiriet, Energy Business Director at Wartsila West Africa said Wartsila was proud to partner with BUA Group on this BUA Cement Sokoto Line 4 project. He said that Wartsila will bring its technical expertise and globally recognized technology to bear in bringing the project to completion.

BUA Cement Plc is Nigeria’s second-largest cement company and the largest producer in its North-West, South-South, and South-East regions. BUA Cement operates strategically from Okpella, Edo State, and Kalambaina, Sokoto State with its headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria.

Currently the second most capitalized manufacturing company on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), BUA Cement is committed to quality – a differentiating attribute, driven by its people, innovation, and technology; and positioned to solve West Africa’s cement under capacity while driving economic growth and development.

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