• Crest Agro Products Achabo along Lokoja-Abuja Express road, Kogi State, Nigeria.

About Us


Our Factory

Our factory operations are designed for efficiency and reliability. We offer top quality cassava starch that consistently meet stringent food safety requirements and other market demands ensuring that we become the brand of repute in our industry. Material, resource and energy efficiency are at the heart of our operations. We rely on the best local and international technology throughout our operations to guarantee high performance. We manage the impacts of our operations ensuring the Safety of our activities to people and the environment. ...
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Environmental and Social Governance (ESG)

Crest Agro Products (CAP) Management team is fully committed to carrying out its business operations as a responsible corporate institution; minimising potential Environmental and Social (E&S) risk impacts while taking advantage of arising opportunities. In line with this, an Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS) has been set up across to CAP to manage Environmental and Social Affairs throughout our operations. We strive to achieve Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) objectives that include:

  • An individual farmer with a minimum of three years’ experience in cassava farming on at least 20 hectares of land in a management or supervisory capacity.
  • An entrepreneur with a minimum of three years’ experience in the management of a farm or a real sector business; or
  • A financial investor that has a team (made up of individuals with at least three years’ experience in cassava farming operations) with required technical expertise to manage the operations at the target scale.
  • A cooperative comprising of smallholder farmers and have at least 5 years experience in farming.

We affirm our commitment to safety, health, environmental and social excellence, to all our stakeholders, including our employees, customers, shareholders, and the public. we will work collaboratively to achieve sustainable business operations. Our efforts to achieve good Environmental and social (E&S) performance are benchmarked against local and international requirements including:

  • International Finance Corporation (IFC) performance standards (PS).
  • African Development Bank (AfDB) environmental and social operational safeguards.
  • World Bank Group Specific (EHS) Guidelines.
  • AFederal Ministry of Environment Regulatory Frame Work.
  • National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA).
  • Kogi State Environmental Protection Board Requirements.
  • Kogi State Sanitation and Waste Management Board.
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Our Team

CAP is led by seasoned members of board of directors and a team of experienced senior management with deep sector expertise, and a passion for the transformative power of agriculture.

Board of Directors

Segun has 30+ years’ experience in the finance and FMCG sectors. He serves as the Chairman on the Board of Directors at Cornerstone Insurance Plc. and Bevpak Nigeria Limited. He is the Executive Vice Chairman of Alvac Company Limited.
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Mr. Yomi Jemibewon is a Non-Executive Director of CardinalStone. He is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of CardinalStone Capital Advisers, a Private Equity Fund Manager based in Lagos, and focused on growth equity investments across West Africa.
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Mr. Mohammed Garuba is one of the Founding Partners of CardinalStone, and has served as the Executive Director responsible for Asset Management for the past 8 years. Prior to co-founding CardinalStone, Mr. Garuba served as Director...
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Mr. Femi Ogunjimi is a Non-Executive Director of CardinalStone. He is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of CardinalStone Capital Advisers, a Private Equity Fund Manager based in Lagos, and focused on growth equity investments...
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Olaniyi has spent his over 25-year career in several roles in various industries, including Pharmaceuticals, Management Consulting, Telecommunications, Food Retail and Production and the Public Sector...
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Mezuo has a 20-year career in a broad spectrum of finance related roles in private equity, investment banking, and corporate finance. Over the past seven years, Mezuo has worked extensively...
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Tunde has over 20 years’ experience working with major multinational FMCG businesses in Nigeria as General manager of the 7up Bottling Company, Aba Region, Project and Plant manager at the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company....
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Our Partners


BIF
BIF
BIF
CBN
ISI
IDH
Cardinal