The long awaited season for egusi trading, storage and investment is finally here. It is a period that presents investors the opportunity to grow their funds and receive guaranteed and good returns on invested capital by investing egusi purchase at harvest prices during harvest and selling at higher prices off season.
Egusi trading, storage and investment is an investment that is as old as man itself.
Best time to buy is between July – August and ends at the first week of September.
KEY STATES TO SOURCE
Egusi can be sourced from many states in Nigeria but the major locations are;
Nassarawa, Kogi, Niger and part of FCT.
Bagging varies 50kg to 100kg to 110kg, all depending on the market and location.
Melon is usually sold as peeled or unpeeled. The peeled egusi is usually more expensive that the unpeeled egusi.
HOW MUCH TO INVEST
With Agro commodities’ trading, the more the invested sum the better return on investment.
KEY THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE INVESTING (IF INVESTING BY YOURSELF)
- Sourcing (Best location to source))
- Where to store (warehouse)
- Knowledge about when to sell
- Quality determination
- How best to store
- Where to sell
- Locating Buyers