Who we are
Lentus Foods & Agro Limited is a sister company of Lentus Ventures Limited which started business in 2001 as a general contractor to Mobil Oil Nigeria Plc, Victoria Island, Lagos and Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (subsidiary of NNPC) Benin-city Edo State. The Company did various supplies and services with these two Companies for over four years before going into security doors importation and later in 2005 went into Cassava farming and starting processing of high quality cassava products in 2009, “borne out of the CEO (Mr. Donatus Imaghodor) partnered with a Benin- Based Agro-Chemical Company (De-Ladder establishment) as a consultant trainee for a couple of years, where he had a lot of exposure with regards to commercial farming and processing.
Heeding the call to action
In response to the Federal Government of Nigeria’s call for serious investment and development in the non-oil sector, especially in cassava growth and processing, Lentus Foods cultivated 60 acres of cassava farm at Odighi on Benin – Sabogida road in 2005 and since 2011 have been cultivating over 100 hecters of cassava farm on a yearly basis in Edo state.
Our processing factory
In March 2012, we completed the installation of our processing factory with two local flash dryer of 120 tons monthly capacity of cassava flour and starch on 200 x 100 plots of land at Ugo, Edo state. We also have plans to grow our cassava plantation to over 3000 hectares of farmland to meet our factory installed capacity in the nearest future, with the financial support of the government, relevant agriculture bodies, banks and other private investors.
High quality products
Today, we are proud to deliver high quality cassava products to multi-billion dollar firms like Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, Honeywell Flour Mills Plc, Life Flour Mills Plc and others. This was made possible through the simple dedication of our farmers, scientist, production and administrative personnel at all levels. Now, Lentus Foods has grown to a company capable of adding value to the Nigerian economy through agriculture as our tagline states.
To be the foremost provider of quality processed foods to Nigerians and the rest of the world.
Our Product Promise
Quality over quantity.