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Manufacturing firms in the food and beverage sector have increased their demand for cassava derivates to be used as supplement for sugar.

This is even as health concerns mount over the consumption of sugar and artificial sweeteners in food.

The Regional Coordinator, West Africa, InitiatiefDuurzame Handel, Cyril Ugwu, who stated this at a recent stakeholders’ forum, said the demand for cassava derivates would grow to 1.8 million metric tonnes in the next five years. Read more

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