Operators in the food and beverage industry, under the auspices of the Association of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employers (AFBTE) have stressed the need for the federal government to enact and enforce favourable policies that would encourage manufacturers in the country.
The President of the Group and Managing Director, Intercontinental Distillers Limited, Patrick Anegbe, said this in Lagos, during the association’s 49th Annual General Meeting.
He pointed out that multiplicity of taxes and logistics cost was affecting Ease of Doing business in the country.
According to him the association would continue to engage, interact and collaborate with various government agencies that regulate the industry.
This he said, would go a long way to ensure the industry and member-companies understand their expectations, policies and thinking.
Anegbe, explained that the government in most cases through its ministries and agencies…