WHAT WE DO
We export bitter kola to several International buyers.
Bitter Kola, also known as Garcinia kola, is a plant found in Central and Western Africa. Bitter kola reddish yellow seeds have a sharp, bitter, astringent, aromatic flavor; somewhat resembling that of a raw coffee bean that eases into a slight sweetness with a lingering pepperiness as you chew. Virtually every part of the bitter kola tree has been known for its medicinal value.
Nigeria is a principal producer of bitter kola with about 150,000 metric ton annually. Cameroon, Benin, Gabon and Sierra Leone are also known for their large production.
In Nigeria, bitter kola fruits is available for harvest from March to November. However, at Acme Global Merchants Ltd, our export delivery is throughout the year.
Our Bitter Kola Export Specifications:
18 Metric Ton (Loaded in one 20” FCL)
100% Irrevocable L/C at sight
15 – 25 days after confirmation of L/C
1% – 2% Maximum
10% – 12% Maximum
SGS, Interk, Bureau Veritas, Cotecna
- Bill of Lading
- Certificate of Origin
- SGS Inspection Certificate
- Phytosanitary Certificate
- Fumigation Certificate
- Commercial Invoice
- Packing List
Bitter kola are use in preparation of drugs in the pharmaceutical industry. It has been used over the years to fight infections from common cold to hepatitis, bacterial infections, and viral infections. It is also used in production of energy and cola soft drinks.
Our bitter kola farmers are in various states in Nigeria, namely: Enugu, Imo, Ogun, Ondo and Osun State.