Nigeria: Annual output of lettuce less than 200,000 tons

Lettuce is a leafy vegetable rich in antioxidants such as vitamin C and zeaxanthin, a super antioxidant that boosts vision. Whilst lettuce can be grown across most states in Nigeria, domestic production remains at less than 1% (<200,000 tons) of global output (26.87 million tons). This is really a missed opportunity for commercial investment in the Nigerian lettuce value chain.

Source: proshareng.com


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