Olu Showunmi

Cassava Chips Production

Cassava Chips production is a relatively new business idea in Nigeria. Cassava Chips is a product derived from cassava. Nigeria is the largest producer of cassava in the world with a yield of about 58 million tonnes of cassava in 2016. Cassava (Manihot spp) is a tropical perennial crop cultivated mainly for its edible root, […]

Cassava Poised to Be Next GM Success

Bangladesh announced September 2015, that it was moving ahead with field trials of Golden Rice, which in itself represents a big step forward in fighting vitamin-A deficiency, a condition that kills hundreds of thousands globally each year. But perhaps the biggest impact of that decision is that it paves the way for production of other […]

Cassava and its uses

Cassava (Manihot esculenta), also called manioc, a woody shrub is extensively cultivated as an annual crop in tropical and subtropical regions for its edible starchy tuberous root, a major source of carbohydrates. Cassava is the third-largest source of carbohydrates for meals in the world. It is classified as sweet or bitter, depending on the level […]