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April 20, 2020

How to start lucrative Bitter Kola export business

Bitter kola export business

Bitter Kola export business – This is one of the Nigeria’s hottest non-oil exportable products that’s making millionaires on a steady count. A highly sought after product in the International market. Countries like China, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand etc are known to be on the forefront of list of countries that import bitter kola in large quantity.

Ideally, bitter kola as a product comes in different dimension, as well can be exported according buyer specification, it could be wet, dry or in powdered form.

What is Garcinia/Bitter Kola?

This is Garcinia Kola often called Bitter Kola, a flowering plant found mostly in the tropical rain forest region of Central and West Africa.

Socioeconomic Importance of bitter Kola

Bitter Kola has the following importance

  • Curing cough
  • Curing chest pain
  • Curing tooth ache
  • Rheumatism
  • Hernia
  • Dysentery
  •  Makes labor and easy delivery of baby etc.

More so, Bitter Kola is used;

In production of Kola soft drinks,

It is used in preparation of herbal drugs either as nourishment, supplement and herbal remedy.

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Significantly reduce eye pressure when used twice daily.

It’s used as substitute for hops in brewing larger beer, essentially prevents beer spoilage.

This is a product of research carried out in Ondo State Nigeria, Odigbo Local government Area of the state precisely.

Countries where Bitter (Garcinia) Kola are in high demand

It’s a common phenomenal to understand that wherever a product has a high demand, the sellers do cash in big time, that being said, it’s no secret that countries where this product is in high demand are always willing to dish out the money.

Kindly note that Garcinia (Bitter) Kola has a high demand in the following countries;

  • America
  • Britain
  • Germany
  • France
  • Italy
  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Thailand
  • Indonesia etc

How to source your Garcinia ( Bitter) Kola for exportation in Nigeria

You may source your Gracinia Kola for export in Eastern, Southern or Western Nigeria at the local markets, sellers will always carry them in small cans or bags.

They are easily purchased and resell to real exporters.

Facts you need to understand about Bitter Kola exportation

  • It does not necessarily require shipment in large amount, depending on your financial outlay, you may start little by doing a trial order
  • With N60k – N80k you can venture into this business, it does not require huge capital
  • Owing to its nature, the exportation is usually through air cargo via courier services, this is expected to reach the buyer within 4 days at most, so as to retain its physical properties in good faith
  • It could be transported either dry, fresh or in powdered form, but mostly dry or fresh form are in high demand.
  • The packaging does not require an airtight material, paper material is usually ideal for aeration, which if not done could change the color or shrink, at this point buyer specification is not met.
  • You can start exporting gracinia Kola from the comfort of your home, it’s not as complex as projected.

Preserving Bitter Kola for exportation

Bitter Kola export business, like any other requires that you understand the basics of keeping the product in shape to meet most buyer specification.

For fresh order, you will need to preserve it at room temperature, this is the best approach, do not use the sunlight, it’s not good for the business.

Spreading bitter kola at room temperature for say 4 days is most certain the best way to meet this specification.

Packaging Bitter Kola for export

It will be good to understand that gracinia kola requires a special packaging, packing in a nylon or airtight ware is not ideal, will have the product shrink, sizable  paper envelops are usually ideal, it ensures aeration, which helps it stay fresh and maximally fit.

How to source client for Bitter Kola export business

This forms the pivot of this guide, the silver lining itself, you sure need real buyers abroad to commence and stay in business, while doing this, it also calls to exercise due diligence to avoid ending up with scammers, there are so many of them on cyber space looking to defraud you having pose as genuine buyers.

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The most method I’ll recommend is making yourself available, this is the practice that ensures you’re seen by buyers in need of this product from oversea.

By this approach, you’ll need a business website, rank it on search engine, once buyers are on a lookout, they’ll land on your website.

Ensure your phone number and email address are easily seen for immediate contact this works like magic, this process might seem a bit complex, but remains the easiest and most effective if you only know how to go about it.

Attain trainings, meet local agents, ask to be linked up, the Nigeria Export Promotion Council can provide assistance in this direction.

You may carry a detailed search about buyers abroad using the Google search engine, prioritize your preferred country, you’d sure get in contact with buyers, this process works but could be a bit risky as you may fall into wrong hands. Background search and due diligence will save you the stress.

Exporting Bitter Kola

You may export as little as 150kg as a trial order, the cost in the international market is around $16-$25 per kg, the local cost ranges between N700 to N1000 per kg depending on the point of its purchase however.

It preferably travels by air cargo via courier service like DHL, UPS etc, this is to hasten the delivery in good faith.

How to receive payment for Bitter Kola export business

I’ll recommend safest ways to receive payment from a foreign buyer, this sums the whole process, if you can’t receive your money then you’ve got no business exporting.

Cash in advance or wire transfer via bank account

This is a practice where you collect the payment for your goods in advance, this usually happens through bank wire transfer.

Credit sales/Letter of Credit

This is a process where the buyer obtains a credit from his bank, authorizing that his bank should pay the seller on his behalf through the seller’s bank.

The seller gets paid once the buyer confirms receipt of goods in good faith, document can then be released for onward clearing where it involves heavy item in a container.

Document against payment/Draft documentary

The seller uses the bank to receive payment, the goods are usually shipped with a bill of Lading through his bank, the bank then forwards it to the buyer’s bank in his country of residence, the buyer’s bank then collects payment from the buyer before releasing the product.

Read also: Key facts every exporter should know about the Nigeria Export Promotion Council

Conclusion

Bitter Kola export business can be so rewarding, seamless and stress free, just get your buyers, source and package your product according to specification, ship and collect your money with any of the payment method that appeals to you.

Do not forget we’re Hardwood charcoal exporters around the world, we meet buyer specification in line with industry best practice. Your destination is not a barrier, call in for your enquiry let’s commence delivery to your preferred location.

42 Comments on “How to start lucrative Bitter Kola export business

ปั้มไลค์
July 8, 2020 at 11:00 am

Like!! I blog frequently and I really thank you for your content. The article has truly peaked my interest.

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Oni Oluwatobi
November 23, 2020 at 11:18 pm

Thanks for finding the article informative.

Regards

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Oyoyo Emmanuel
August 3, 2020 at 6:16 am

Hello Toby, I represent an investor that is keen on partnering with exporters to increase capacity and profits.

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Michael
November 16, 2020 at 9:31 am

I’m interested in bitter kola export business please link me up with foreign buyers and how do I start it?

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Oni Oluwatobi
November 23, 2020 at 11:39 pm

Hello Michael,

Getting foreign buyers for any agricultural commodities has its own techniques.

We can discuss in detail.

Contact us on 07038114924

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Oni Oluwatobi
November 23, 2020 at 11:21 pm

Hello Mr Emmanuel,

Thanks for contacting us and your interest in patnering with us.

For more information on how to partner with us please kindly contact us via: info@remfilsonexport.com.

Or you can leave your e- mail address here so as to be able to contact you as well.

Kind regards
Tobi oni

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Dari, M. G.
August 22, 2020 at 9:06 pm

I’m keen in investing in the export of this produce, how would I start.

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Oni Oluwatobi
November 23, 2020 at 11:24 pm

Hi Dari,

For training on how to go into exportation of bitter kola or other agricultural commodities, you can contact us for comprehensive training and forst hand informations.

WhatsApp: 07038114924
Email: tobi@remfilsonexport.com

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Oladele
February 21, 2021 at 12:59 pm

Am interested in the training.

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Akinola Samuel
September 14, 2020 at 10:33 pm

Am also interested in this too I need more illustrations and more of explanations to know more about it..

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Oni Oluwatobi
November 23, 2020 at 11:25 pm

Hello Akiola,

For training on how to go into exportation of bitter kola or other agricultural commodities, you can contact us for comprehensive training and first hand informations.

WhatsApp: 07038114924
Email: tobi@remfilsonexport.com

Regards

Tobi oni

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Shola
September 17, 2020 at 2:04 pm

I Shola by name. I have interest in the exportation of bitter kola but don’t know how to go about it. I wish you can teach me and I will be ready to learn the exportation processes.

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Oni Oluwatobi
November 23, 2020 at 11:26 pm

Dear Shola,

For training on how to go into exportation of bitter kola or other agricultural commodities, you can contact us for comprehensive training and first hand informations.

WhatsApp: 07038114924
Email: tobi@remfilsonexport.com

Kind regards

Tobi oni

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Edom moses
September 26, 2020 at 9:25 am

I love to go into this bitter Kola business

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Oni Oluwatobi
November 23, 2020 at 11:27 pm

Dear Edom,

Thanks for showing interest in the business.

For training on how to go into exportation of bitter kola or other agricultural commodities, you can contact us for comprehensive training and first hand informations.

WhatsApp: 07038114924
Email: tobi@remfilsonexport.com

Kind regards

Tobi oni

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Vinny
September 29, 2020 at 11:56 pm

What is necessary documents required for exporting bitter from Nigeria

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Oni Oluwatobi
November 23, 2020 at 11:29 pm

Hello Vinny,

The only required documents is your CAC documents and Export license.

For more information, contact: 07038114924.

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Madu ODINAKA c
October 11, 2020 at 12:29 pm

Thanks for your write up sir I wish I could get the right buyer for biter cola I can source the product here
07035479172 my contact

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Oni Oluwatobi
November 23, 2020 at 11:30 pm

Hello Madu

please contact us with pictures of your kola and prices. 07038114924

Regards.

Tobi oni

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Oge
October 14, 2020 at 12:41 pm

Good afternoon
What is your price per kg and your location

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Oni Oluwatobi
November 23, 2020 at 11:36 pm

Dear Oge,

For prices and quotations,Kindly Channel it to info@remfilsonexport.com.

Regards

Tobi oni

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Odusina serah anuoluwapo
November 6, 2020 at 8:37 pm

Thanks so much for this. I have been to Nigeria export council but it seems they were not ready to help

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Oni Oluwatobi
November 23, 2020 at 11:35 pm

Hi Odusina, may I know what help you need. You may not even need going that far.

Contact us on 07038114924

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Oni Oluwatobi
November 23, 2020 at 11:33 pm

Dear Oge,

For prices and quotations,Kindly Channel it to info@remfilsonexport.com.

Regards

Tobi oni

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Oni Oluwatobi
November 23, 2020 at 11:40 pm

Hello Michael,

Getting foreign buyers for any agricultural commodities has its own techniques.

We can discuss in detail.

Contact us on 07038114924

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Oni Oluwatobi
November 23, 2020 at 11:46 pm

Hello Readers,

Thanks for taking a bold step in adding value to yourself by reading through our life transforming articles. Agricultural commodities export is a great way to success.

All related questions can be directed to 07038114924.

Also, for full training on any agro export, you are in a right place.
Direct all enquiries to info@remfilsonexport.com.

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Stanley
December 2, 2020 at 10:41 pm

I found this very information very resourceful. Pls I’m interested in getting started with the exportation of Kola nut.

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Victoria
December 26, 2020 at 1:04 pm

Thanks for this information.. Please I’ll like to know more about this business and possible ways of starting.

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December 20, 2020 at 9:04 am

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December 21, 2020 at 5:37 am

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Victoria
December 26, 2020 at 1:06 pm

Thanks for this information.. Please I’ll like to know more about this business and possible ways of starting.

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Obi
January 29, 2021 at 10:44 pm

I need help in locating bitter kola buyers or importers overseas

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NNAMDI UGOCHUKWU
February 1, 2021 at 5:03 am

thanks for your information please how can i get the company that need the bitter kola

contact me with these
donbaron843092@gmail.com
08063340243

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Oladele
February 21, 2021 at 1:03 pm

Thanks for this information, I guidelines on how to get exporting licence in Nigeria. If anybody has the link or information, please share with me through email olasehindeolas@gmail.com

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Oni Oluwatobi
March 16, 2021 at 11:25 am

Hello Oladele. Please check your mail.

You have our response there.

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Mfon Obot
February 22, 2021 at 8:21 pm

Thanks for this enlightenment on bitter kola export. I will love to learn more.

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Ileso Joseph
February 23, 2021 at 12:20 pm

Good afternoon please I will like to go venture into the business of exporting bitter kola and I need advice and contact of buyers

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Ileso Joseph
February 23, 2021 at 12:20 pm

Good afternoon please I will like to go venture into the business of exporting bitter kola and I need advice and contact of buyers

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Newton Johnson
March 8, 2021 at 5:12 pm

Thanks for your life transforming information. I will like to be your student.

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Oni Oluwatobi
March 16, 2021 at 11:26 am

Hello Johnson.

For more information on how to be part of our student, send mail to tobi@remfilsonexport.com.

Regards.

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Oni Oluwatobi
March 16, 2021 at 11:31 am

We at Remfilson Ltd need a supplier of bitter kola in Lagos. Please contact us for specifications and price.

Payments on delivery.

Mail only: tobi@remfilsonexport.com

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Peter c
March 19, 2021 at 1:48 pm

I love it , is an informative article that i need
to process it

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