Top Made in Nigeria Rice Available in the Market (2019 updated)

Today, as in 2019, we’re going to be talking about the Top Made in Nigeria Rice available in the market. Rice remains the second most popular crop after maize at the moment. Nonetheless, after information technology and oil & gas industry that can never feed the population, the agricultural sector as the third-best profitable business in the world, though Agriculture can address that.

According to Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), there are more than 12.2 million members involved in rice farming, milling, storage and management, trading and marketing, export, research and training and, allied enterprises. This number has also been growing, especially since Nigeria escalated in 2015.

Another thing RIFAN made us know is that they want to ensure that the Nigerian rice production meets its local demand which is placed at about 5 million tons annually.

This list on Top Made in Nigeria Rice available in Nigeria will be pointing them with their achievements and contact details.

The Nigerian government has recently closed the country’s land border where rice and other poultry products enter the country. The government has advocated for people to go to rice farming to meet the demand for rice.

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Brief Information on Rice Plantation

Experts say the farmer needs to select the right land for his farm in rice farming. To remain in the rice farming business for a long time, it is advisable that the farmer must choose a site in ecological zones where rice is historically grown. It is proved that it can be locations in geographical zones across the country that can be in the north, east, west, and south.

Moreover, rice farming can be a complicated business and as such, it is important to conduct thorough research before starting to grow. Nonetheless, it is preferable to choose fertile lands with high capacity for water retention, swampy lands and organic matter such as loamy soil.

Rice can be cultivated either through transplantation or direct seeding. Before cultivation, the seeds are sprayed onto the soil after which they are plowed into the soil using a plow.  The rice seeds are soaked in water for 34 hours, allowing them to dry for 24 hours after which they are ready to grow.

It takes between 120-200days for the grains to get ready for harvest after planting, depending on the area and other factors, when it’s prepared, the grains will fall off on the stalk from green to golden-yellow.

Before proper harvesting, it is required to dry/evaporate the water stored in the rice paddies and also allow the rice to ripen well.
The rice is then harvested by a mechanized thresher slicing the stalk immediately below the heads and extracting the grains from the stalk. Although much more work still needs to be done.

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Support for farmers

The Nigerian government is trying to improve its agricultural industry in several ways: Government grants loans provided by non-profit support from foreign agencies such as the World Bank at low-interest rates to farmers’ grants and innovation…

The list of Top Made in Nigeria Rice Available in the Market as of 2019
1. Abakaliki Rice
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After its creation in 1996, Abakaliki Rice is produced by the first Rice Mill industry in the state of Abakaliki Ebonyi. The Rice Milling industry remains for the Ebonyi state as the main revenue avenue. 
Recently, the method of planting, harvesting, and milling of rice in Abakaliki has been rendered as smooth as possible by more technologies. Many rice vendors say that there are little to no stones in the grain.

Abakaliki rice is as nutritious as, or even more so, the imported rice. The good taste and quality come from the Ebonyi state’s moisture nature and salinity. Abakaliki rice is cheap when compared to a parboiled rice bag…

Price: 5000 – 8000 NGN

Contact Address of Abakaliki Rice: Ndiechi Igbeagu Road Abakaliki Ebonyi State, Nigeria.

Telephone number of Abakaliki Rice: 08037457971…

2. Adaminna Rice
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Adaminna Rice is owned by Adaminna Farms Ltd. A Nigerian-registered agribusiness organization for farming, food processing, and consulting purposes. A variety of medium-sized farms are owned by the company in Niger State, Nigeria. Adaminna Farms is one of the leading exporters of high-quality agricultural products ranging from maize, rice, beans, yam flour, pepper and much more from Nigeria to other West African countries and beyond. To sum up, they are currently available for human consumption in various parts of Nigeria…

Price: N15000 – 18000 NGN

Contact Address of Adaminna Rice
Km 3, Minna-Chanchangi road, Beside NNPC filling station, Shango, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria

Email: info@adaminnafarms.com adaminnafarms@gmail.com

Tel: +234-903-364-0591, +2348034638548

To know more, kindly visit their website HERE… 

3. Al-Hamsad Rice
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Al- Hamsad rice is owned and controlled by Al- Hamzad Rice mills Limited. The rice they produced is categorized into two segments:

  • Main product and
  • By-products.

The main products comprise of 

  • White Rice
  • Parboiled Rice. 

In the same vein, the by-products include

  • White bran
  • White Rice (broken)
  • Grade C
  • Broken Rice
  • Mixed Rice
  • Rejected Rice…

Price: 16000 – 18000 NGN

Contact Address of Al- Hamsad rice
No 129, Kundila Road, Bompai, Kano State, Nigeria. 

Tel: 08160666220, 08182848384, 07035210021.

Email: alhamsadricemill@yahoo.com
Visit them HERE…   

4. Cosrice
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Cosrice is a long-grain, proudly Made in Nigeria, stone-free rice. Coscharis Farms, located within Anambra, owns the company. It is home to hygienically fertilized and cultivated rice grains that are processed for mass-market supply and consumption by house bio-experts into 100% long grain parboiled rice.

The farm is currently growing on 2,500 hectares of land in the first phase of project implementation with an anticipated 5,000 hectares of the out-growers scheme. In the 2016 planting season, the farm aims to achieve 3000 metric tons of rice paddy at first output at the commercial quantity on 500 hectares.

With local rice consumption estimated at 300,000 metric tons in Anambra State and present production of only 20,000 metric tons, Coscharis Farms aims to put its shoulder to the wheel by producing about 20,000 metric tons of rice by 2018, when full capacity rice operations would have been achieved in the first stage. Nevertheless, in the second phase of the project, Coscharis Farms plans to expand farming to 10,000 hectares of land with a capacity to produce about 70,000 metric tons of rice.

Coscharis farm currently has the potential to go into rice packaging which gives birth to Cosrice and is available in other local markets to bridge a gap in the rice industry…

Price: N16000 – 19000 NGN

Contact Address of Cosrice: Anaku Village, Ayamelum LGA, Anambra State, Nigeria.

Visit them on their website HERE

5. Ga’ate Gold rice
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This is another rice we’ve got to talk about in the Market’s Top Made in Nigeria Rice list. It is managed by the Nigerian Farmers Group and Cooperative Society (NFGCS), an organization set up in 2017 under a partnership with farming communities in the Kokona LGA district of Hadari Emirate, especially in the villages of Gaa’te, Marke, Mante, and Sabon Gida.

Besides, a former Niger Delta militant, Mr. Reston Tedheke, founded the NFGCS farm. The farm began in 2017 with three hectares and N1.5m, now occupying 3,000 hectares and worth approximately one billion Naira, employing over 300 people. Tedheke was influenced by the emphasis on Agricultural diversification by the current administration.

The components of the farm include a ranch, crop farm, poultry, and a rice mill, amongst others. We can’t talk about them and not talk about“Kiakia”, a FinTech company, also a mobile payment company that also gives credit to farming communities, which has seen the future and supported the project… 

Price: 16000 – 18000 NGN

Contact Address of Ga’ate Gold Rice
Maraba Gaate, Kokona LGA, KM20 Keffi – Akwanga Road, Nasarawa State.

Email: -info@nigeriafarmersgroup.org

Tel: 0806 385 8040 (Farm Manager)
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6. Igbemo rice
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The first private rice processing and branding company in Ekiti State, Niger, is Igbemo Rice Processing Company Limited. From its inception, development, and expansion, Igbemo Rice Processing Company Limited has gone through monumental stages to deliver quality rice.

The organization is expanding into new horizons under the leadership of a charismatic visionary with a missionary zeal and a diverse group. In the fields of rice farming, advanced processing technologies, and business ties, the company is currently cultivating partnerships with both local and foreign companies.

Functions of Igbemo Rice

Igbemo Rice Promotes Bone Health:
Igbemo Rice’s health benefits is a product that focuses on brown rice. Brown rice is a good source of magnesium, a mineral important for bone health, according to Igbemo rice. Only one cup of brown rice contains 21 percent of magnesium’s recommended daily price. Most of the magnesium in your body is stored on or in your bones, so you can maintain a high magnesium level in your bones and reap the other health benefits by eating plenty of brown rice every week.

Also, Igbemo Rice is a brown rice brand. The method that produces brown rice removes only the rice kernel’s outermost layer, the shell, and is the least harmful to its nutritional value. The complete milling and polishing that converts brown rice into white rice destroys 67% of the vitamin B3, 80% of the vitamin B1, 90% of the vitamin B6, half of the manganese, half of the phosphorus, 60% of the iron, and all of the dietary fiber and essential fatty acids. Fully milled and polished white rice is required to be “enriched” with vitamins B1, B3, and iron…

Price: 16000 – 19000


Contact Address of Igbemo Rice
Factory Address: Km 4 Onigbemo Drive, Off Ijan Road, Igbemo – Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.

Postal Address: P. O. Box 2250, Ado – Ekiti, Ekiti State.
Email: igbemorice@gmail.com
Tel: 08063810098, 0803 729 5027

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7. Labana Rice
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Labana rice is owned by Labana Rice Mills Limited, an integrated rice mill set up in 2012 in Birnin, Kebbi State. Production began in November 2014 with two independent plants capable of producing 400 Metric Tonnes / Day. The third additional plant currently under construction has the capacity to produce parboiled rice 300 Metric tons/day. This added up to 700 metric tons/day making Africa’s largest rice factory.

The company ensures that all divisions are staffed by skilled and competent staff members to ensure that the service remains the leading commodity on the market. The Department of Quality Control works hand in hand with the production department to manufacture parboiled rice of the highest quality. The company promises to continue to engage its customers and other stakeholders in ensuring adequate product delivery nationwide as well as to their immediate West African sub-region neighbors…

Price: 16,000 – 19000

Contact Address of Labana Rice
Km 2 off Sani Abacha bye-pass, Harasawa, Birnin kebbi.
Tel: +23487192849, +2348094628070

8. Lake Rice
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Lake Rice is another Nigerian Rice that is totally good for human consumption. It was introduced in the year 2018. However, it was a partnership business between two states, Lagos and Kebbi State. This particular rice was launched by the two sitting governors from the two states, which are Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State and Alhaji Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State. They said the aim of the partnership is not only to ensure food security among Nigerians but also wants to make Nigeria a producing nation.

Lake Rice is of good quality. The major difference between Lake Rice and the ones imported is that the imported has a minimum storage of five to six years of storage life span, but Lake Rice is fresh and secure for human consumption.

At first, the rice was to be sold at designated places, currently, it has been able to go wider than the previously designated places. Now, you can go to any Local Government Secretariate closest to you to get one bag of Lake Rice for yourself and see the wonders of our local Rice…

Price: 16000 – 19000

9. Mama Happy Rice
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Mama Happy Rice is another rice to talk about on the list of Top Made in Nigeria Rice Available in the Market. This particular rice is produced by Taimako Mokwala Rice traders association, Bida, Niger state. Currently, you can only get it in Niger state.

Price: 16000 – 19000

Telephone number of Mama Happy Rice: 08036287686

10. Miva rice
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Miva Rice is another Rice brand to talk about on the list of Top Made in Nigeria Rice available in the market. It is Mikap Nigeria Limited’s proud Nigerian rice.  Miva Rice is a performance parboiled sortxed rice brand that is manufactured from local Farro 44 (sippi) & Farro 52 (Mars) long-grain hybrid rice varieties and packaged in bags of 50 kg, 25 kg, 10 kg, and 5 kg respectively.

A former Attorney General founded the rice processing mill used in 2011. The organization already has up to 10,000 farmers employed with government support.
The business aims to promote commercial farming, agro-processing, and marketing. Since 2011, Mikap has invested 8.5 metric tons per hour in polished parboiled paddy rice production.

Over 10,000 agricultural communities in Benue and Cross River States have been technically engaged in diffusing improved paddy rice production methods. These were made possible by working with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the MARKETS II scheme of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Price: N16000 – 19000

Contact Address of Miva Rice
Km 5, Gboko Road, North Bank, Makurdi, Benue State Nigeria…

Email: mivaict@gmail.com
Tel: 08036133160, 08136610032

You can know more about Miva Rice HERE

11. Savannah Premium Rice
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Savannah Premium Rice is made from Onyx Rice Mill, which was established in 2009 and began full operation in 2013, producing more than 30,000 metric tonnes of rice. Rice Mill is currently capable of producing 40 metric tonnes per day. There are currently over 50 employees in the Rice mill, including professional consultants, technicians and administrators/marketers.

The company operates a semi-automated rice processing company with state-of-the-art equipment to ensure high performance and adhere to the quality service delivery business model. Since 2013, Onyx Rice Mill has been successfully processing premium parboiled rice for the Nigerian market. At Onyx Rice Mill, the dream is to become one of Nigeria’s leading rice milling and processing plants.

To accomplish this, they have deployed the best production milling machines, engage in sound manufacturing practices and ensure quality during rice milling and processing…

Price: 16000 – 19000

Contact Address of Savannah Rice
Along Bida – Badeggi highway in Bida directly opposite Litani Military Barracks. OR located along Wuya – Mokwa Road.

Email: rice(@)onyxricemill.ng
Tel: +2348093940169

12. UMZA Classic Rice
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This is another Rice we’ve got to talk about in the market on Top Made in Nigeria Rice. UMZA Rice is a premium quality Nigerian grain rice controlled by Umza International Farms Limited in Ajingi, Kano. The company is primarily involved in the production of agricultural products, food processing, and rice.
Umza International has a milling plant with a total milling capacity of 72,000 MT per year and the company is currently continuing to increase the milling capacity to about 120,000 metric tons per year.

Umza Farms has proven its investment in the rice value chain where they currently work in paddy cultivation with farmers, particularly from Suru Local Government Area. The company has also secured the approval of 11,000 hectares of land in Agaie State Local Government Area for its backward integration program …

Price: N16,000 – 19000

Contact Address of UMZA RICE
km 13, Zaria Road Before Kwanar Dawanau Kano, Yankaba, Ajingi, Kano, Nigeria

Other companies that made the list of Top Made in Nigeria Rice Available in the Market are;
13. Abadini Rice
14. Arike Rice
15. ConfluenceRrice of Kogi State
16. Cottage Rice
17. Danyaro Rice
18. Ebony Super Rice
19. Famous Rice
20. Hajo White Rice
21. Mama’s Choice Rice
22. Mama’s pride
23. NSB MAI SALLAH RICE
24. Ogoja rice of Cross River State
25. Plateau Rice of Plateau state
26. Royal Naija Rice
27. Tiamin Rice.

Conclusion on Top Made in Nigeria Rice Available in the Market (2019 updated).

— Nigerians are now eating N1.2 billion local rice a day since 2015, RIFAN.
— CBN has not given forex to rice importers.
— BoA Disburses N1.2bn Loan to Kebbi’s 8,653 rice farmers.
— Another one by CBN, the Anchor Borrowers Program (ABP).
— Nigeria Government made it known to us that the international rice that we eat is expired. Because of this, we really have to stop importing. Let’s encourage the farmers to get them in abundance to make the price fall.

Prices attached are current prices and it can change at any time. Nigerians are hoping the prices come down to the minimum so that Rice can be affordable even by the common man…

NOTE: If you need to get any of the above Rice, kindly contact us directly and we could be of help…

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