Vink Corporation, a TGI Group company, draws its strength and expertise from the experience of its other group companies which are well-entrenched in various origins. This positions Vink Corporation with superior information on crop trends and quality, the ability to access produce close to farm-gate and deliver to customers in a cost-efficient manner. The manufacturing facilities of the group companies employ the latest technologies to deliver superior quality products giving Vink Corporation an edge in the market.
WACOT Limited is a leading food and agro-allied company with sizeable investments in value chains of various crops across Nigeria. The company operates subsidiaries in the agricultural sector and is engaged in certified seed, fertilisers and agro chemical distribution; supply chain and logistics which includes aggregation, warehousing and distribution of Sesame, Cocoa Beans, Raw Cashew Nuts, Maize, Soybeans etc. fertiliser blending, sesame hulling , and cotton ginning.
Wacot operates multiple processing plants and employs thousands of staff across various value chains. To prosper in our profits and sustainability efforts, it works closely with our stakeholders in a socially responsible and eco friendly environment.
The agri-business sustainability approach is based on out-grower model, through which thousands of farmers across Nigeria are engaged —improving crop yields and incomes by providing farmers with good agricultural practices and then later after harvesting, the harvested crops are procured at a fair market price.
Present in Benin since 1996, Fludor Benin specializes in the crushing of Oil Seeds and processing of Raw Cashew Nuts. The Head office is located in Cotonou, while the industrial complex is located is in Bohicon, about 100km from Cotonou.
The crushing plant processes cotton seeds, soybeans and sheanuts to obtain refined cotton oil, refined soybean oil, shea butter, cottonseed meal, soybeans and shea meal. With a cotton seed crushing capacity of 108,000 tonnes / year, this factory provides around 250 direct jobs. With round the clock operation with the factory operating 330 days in a year without shutting down the boilers, it guarantees production that meets the most stringent quality requirements of the international market.
The cashew processing plant employs more than 500 people, with majority of workers being female and has a processing capacity of 13,000 tonnes / year, which will increase to 18,000 tonnes / year from 2024.
Fludor Ghana Limited (FGL) was incorporated in August 2014 to engage in the internal marketing of cocoa and work directly with farmers. FGL’s key goals are to operate directly with farmers of cocoa on one hand, and processors on the other hand, working with cocoa farmers across five cocoa producing regions including Brong Ahafo, Central, Eastern, Western and Ashanti, focus on sustainable cocoa with particular benefits to grassroots farmers and plans to achieve 100% sustainable cocoa sourced within the next 5 years.
Fludor’s mission is to be a market leader in the internal marketing of cocoa and promote sustainable farming practices that will improve the livelihoods of farmers and their communities.
Apart from Cocoa, Fludor Ghana is also engaged in the supply chain of Cocoa and Soyabeans procuring the commodities from farmers and agents and exporting them.
West African Soy Industries Limited operates one of the largest specialized oils and fats processing complexes in Africa. The manufacturing facility is located in Sagamu, Ogun State, Nigeria, with raw materials sourced from farmers across Nigeria. The extraction plant has a crushing capacity of 200,000 MT and Refinery Capacity around 70,000 MT p.a. The organization also owns the 500TPD NASCON Vegetable Oil Refinery located in Ota, Ogun State.
WASIL is deeply entrenched in the Soy value chain which is demonstrated by its out-grower farming activities. It applies a structured value chain approach to right from organizing farmers to providing them Agri-inputs on credit, facilitating capacity building to off-taking produce.
WASIL’s CRS efforts aim towards promoting ‘sustainable development’ by working towards empowering the ‘poorest of the poor’. WASIL has partnered with the DFID’s Business Innovation Facility and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to enhance sustainable long term self-reliance alongside other development partners like CARI, GIZ etc.