Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), has unveiled an automated machines for Kunu and Zobo drinks to enhance competitiveness and productivity in the food and beverage industry.
The spokesman of FIIRO, Mr Chris Olumuyiwa, who made this known in a statement said that the equipment was unveiled during FIIRO’s day at the ongoing technology and innovation week, 2018, holding in Abuja.
The Director-General of FIIRO Prof. Gloria Elemo, said the institute is partnering with an indigenous automation company, Automation and Engineering Nig. Ltd., to produce the automated machines.
Elemo explained that the minister of science and technology had in the 2017 edition of technology and innovation week, advised that FIIRO should automate its production processes, adding that it had been actualised.
She said that the institute would continue to use technology to change the nature and enhance the quality, profitability and competitiveness of the nation’s manufacturing sector.