Recognition and honours came the way of Nutricima’s Nunu ready-to-eat custard at the weekend as the Institute for Government Research and Leadership Technology named it the “Best Custard Food Product 2012”.

According to the Abuja-based institute chaired by Dame Priscilla Kuye, former Nigerian Bar Association president, Nunu ready-to-eat custard “outperformed others” on the 10 parameters of assessment.

The parameters include “product high quality, value creation and efficacy; product acceptability, track record and competitive edge; Nunu Custard passed quality tests and is NAFDAC certified; the product is hygienically processed and made from skimmed fresh milk.

Other parameters include; product conforms with global acceptable quality for a good custard, compliance with professional codes and ethical standards, compliance with international standards, compliance with government regulatory laws and guidelines.”

Nutricima Head of Marketing Mrs. Wande Oluwasegunfunmi led a company team that received the award from the Institute at the African Product Forum held at the Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt on December 8, 2012.

The African Product Forum Port Harcourt 2012  with the theme “Re-making an enabling environment” featured presentations by Prof E.J. Etuk, dean of the faculty of management sciences, University of Calabar; Oscar Onyema, Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange and Mr. Mike Omeri, Director General of the National Orientation Agency.

Nunu ready-to-eat custard is manufactured to the highest standards at the ultra-modern factory of Nutricima Limited where it also makes three milk brands, Nunu, Coast and Olympic.

Nutricima Limited is a joint venture between PZ Cussons plc and Glambia Limited of Ireland, a renowned food-processing firm.