Pedro's creates first premium ogogoro for Africa

Business: Pedro’s creates first premium ogogoro in Africa

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 02:36 pm

Ogogoro is a West African alcoholic drink extracted locally from palm bushes frequently served to guests or consumed in local bars, and at social occasions in Nigeria.

The nearby gin additionally has ordinary attraction and is used in standard wedding ceremonies in some areas of the us of a by fathers of the bride as a form of imparting to bless the union of the newlyweds.

But Nigerian employer Pedro’s, centered by means of Lola Pedro and Chibu Akukwe, is producing and refining the drink made from palm saps for a broader market.

Pedro said she became fascinated in producing ogogoro in 2013 after spending time in nation-state communities in the country.

“I was once doing lookup work in the south-south region, each and every day after work I’d be with villagers ingesting this ogogoro. And that’s when I started out thinking, why have we now not vastly produced and expanded this drink? Other international locations who have vodka or whiskey have increased it to something humans can be proud of,” she said.