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How a Nigerian Entrepreneur Is Cracking the Multi-Billion-Dollar Coconut Industry with Ebun Feludu

podcast May 27, 2024


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Episode 124 with Ebun Feludu, who is the Founder and CEO of Kokari Coconuts & Company, which is an integrated coconut processing company that serves the food, cosmetic, and pharmaceutical markets in Nigeria and across Africa.

Since they began operations in 2016, they have processed over one million coconuts into a range of premium coconut oils, coconut foods, and coconut beauty topicals.

What We Discuss With Ebun

  • The journey from starting Kokari Coconuts in a kitchen to becoming a major player in the coconut processing industry in Nigeria and beyond.
  • Challenges faced as a new entrant trying to break into the multi-billion dollar coconut industry.
  • Being on the brink of bankruptcy due to non-payment by a major customer. 
  • What efforts is Kokari Coconuts & Company making to promote local coconut cultivation and reduce the country's dependence on imports?
  • The importance of sustainability in Kokari’s operations and how the company is working towards reducing its environmental footprint.

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