Anambra people are reckoned as astute businessmen all over the world and have succeeded in diffusing some of the world’s most respected brands across Africa. Most times, these products were unknown before but the efforts of these great Businessmen have launched these products into limelight making them fast moving products. This confirms that most successful Anambra Businessmen are not just mere traders but brand managers. Below are some of these franchises and their promoters;
KIWI POLISH: The world’s No. 1 Classic Shoe Polish. It is a powerful franchise promoted by Asco Investment LTD, a company owned by an Ogidi born businessman, Chief Sam Anyanwutaku which is almost in every household in Nigeria.
SWISS METROTILE: A product designed to reflect the styles of traditional roof products and therefore blend into the surrounding environment. From the stable of Swisstech LTD, the product is promoted in West Africa by Dr. Ezekiel Ibeh from Ihiala, Anambra state.
NYCIL: Nycil baby products are designed to retain the moisture in the baby’s skin and keep them soft. It is widely distributed by Megachem Nigeria LTD, a company owned by Pharm. Sam Ubachukwu.
ROYAL BAKING POWDER: Royal Baking Powder is the essential ingredient for baking of cakes, bread, cookies, biscuits, etc. A product distributed and marketed by STK 10-10 Nigeria LTD. The owner, Tochukwu Kpajie is from Uke in Anambra state.
TUCAS PHONE ACCESSORIES: a widely distributed phones accessories which has secured its own market share in the highly competitive mobile phone accessories business. A franchise promoted by Tucas Group.
BEEHIVE BALSAM: A specially made drug for the relief of stubborn cough. It contains honey, glycerine, lemon and Ipecacuanha, which makes it a very effective cough syrup from Mofus Pharmaceuticals owned by Ogomegbuna Michael Mofunanya.
AQUALIS SOAP: combines the balance of clean skin with the beauty of a nourished epidermis which helps to meet all the demands of your skin and offers delicately perfumed combinations. It is marketed by Dreams Cosmetics, owned by Sen. Anene Okonkwo.
GUCCI WINE: Gucci natural organic red wine is a wine with sour flavour taste. It is produced in Spain and marketed by Golden Taris company Nigeria limited, owned by High Chief Onyebuchi Okoye (Eze Onyebuchi Onowu Igbo-Ukwu) (Eze Ndi Igbo na Oriade Lagos).
HENKEL: is a dry, sparkling wine that combines the best of both worlds: the art of French cuvée and German craftsmanship which is distributed nationwide by Sir. Onyeka Nnabugwu.
MAXXIS TYRE: A tyre brand committed to delivering high performance. The products are unequalled in quality and performance. It is promoted in Nigeria by the traditional ruler of Awa kingdom, HRH Igwe Israel Ezue. Awa is a town in Orumba North local government area of Anambra State.
FADELLA BISCUIT: is a healthy snack suitable for children and adults. It’s rich in fibre and comes in a pack of sixty pieces. It is distributed in West Africa by Mr. Chibuzor (Odogwu Abagana), a Chinese based businessman. He also owns the franchise of Skinno Doors in Nigeria.
SWISS TRADE DOORS: are aesthetically designed to suit every tastes and preference following a vast array of designs, finishes, colors, dimensions and features revolving systematically through all the combining factors from the leaves, frames, architraves, locks and accessories to your wall. A product marketed by an Awgbu businessman, Dr. Mike Ezeaju who is also an old boy of DMGS, Onitsha.
GOYA OLIVE OIL: is ideal for cooking and they are equally used in Nigeria for religious purposes. Goya olive oil is promoted by Ekulo Group, a company owned by Anambra billionaire, Sir. Emma Bishop Okonkwo.
FAIR AND WHITE SOAP: This gentle exfoliating bar revives skin back to its soft and silky texture. It is marketed and distributed by Bozac Continental LTD, a company founded by Sir. Patrick Chibueze from Oraukwu, Anambra state.
NEW AGE PHONE ACCESSORIES: are exceptional products of a variety of Mobile Phone Accessories. A franchise by New Age Group, the company is owned by Mr. Ekene Okpala from Adazi-Ani, Anambra state.
BULLET ENERGY DRINK: Bullet Energy Drink with Taurine is a go-to beverage and refreshing energy drink. A product of J.I Ejison Nigeria LTD, a company founded by Chief J. I Ukeji.
HEINZ SALAD CREAM: is the classic recipe for salads and coleslaw. It is marketed by NEXT International LTD, a company founded by Mr. Peter Obi.
ABRO: a must have product of any automobile dealer, owned by the Coscharis Group, a company founded by Dr. Cosmas Maduka. ABRO name has meant quality around the world. ABRO provides top-quality automotive, industrial and consumer products in Nigeria and these products are provided at the cheapest rates.
LONART: is used for the treatment of malaria in both children and adults. A combination of Artemether and Lumefantrine. It is a drug marketed by Greenlife Pharmaceuticals, a company founded by Dr. Obiora Chukwuka and his partner, Ebele Nwosu.
SUMEC FIRMAN: Sumec generator is one of the best gasoline generators to buy in Nigeria and it is a franchise owned by late Chief I.G Odunukwe from Oraukwu.
GLENFIDDICH: is a single malt Scotch whisky from the stable of Cubana Group, a company owned by Chief Obinna Iyiegbu (Obi Cubana). It is renowned to be the world’s best-selling single-malt whisky.
D’ANGELOS: from the stable of Tiger Foods LTD. a company founded by the Ebubeogu brothers, Celestine and Don.
WICHTECH: are quality roofing and plumbing systems. A franchise from Wichtech Group which is being promoted by Dr. Chidozie Nwankwo.
SILVER ROSE: a very effective, temporary hair toner. The hair dye franchise in Nigeria is owned by Nnamdi Okwuonu Chemicals Nigeria LTD.
TITUS: is the most popular canned fish product in the market, both in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. The sardine brand is a franchise under the Ekulo Group, a company owned by Anambra billionaire, Sir. Emma Bishop Okonkwo.
TURA SOAP: Tura Medicated soap is a Germicidal Soap that removes blemishes, rashes, eczema and the likes from the skin, leaving the skin spotless & radiant. Tura soap has stood the taste of time and it is marketed by Dreams Cosmetics, owned by Sen. Anene Okonkwo
ANDRE: Andre Rose sparkling wine is a delicious and tasty wine blended with hints of cherry and strawberry. Andre wine is a franchise from Ekulo Group, a company owned by Anambra billionaire, Sir. Emma Bishop Okonkwo.
BMW, FORD, ROLLS ROYCE: luxury automobile brands under the distributorship of Coscharis Group, a company founded by Dr. Cosmas Maduka.
CARLTON: is a top notch wood cutting machine from the stables of the Orient Group, a company promoted by Chief Godwin Ezeemo.
SOLIGNUM: is a wood preservative fluid which penetrates into the wood and remains there as an active barrier against wood-rot, wood borers, termites and fungal decay. Solignum franchise is marketed and distributed by the Eteleson Group.
JOVEN CAPEL: is a deliciously refreshing sparkling wine with exotic flavors and aroma. Joven Capel is promoted by Chadon Group, under the ownership of Chief Charles Odunukwe.
SKINEAL: A broad spectrum cream with Ketoconazole as active ingredient. It is s an extremely effective anti-fungal, anti-bacteria, anti-inflammatory, and anti-pruritic cream. Skineal is a product of Vixa Pharmaceuticals, a company promoted by Chief Ebuka Okafor.