Trade Minister Kyambadde expected in Lira to launch Virgin Gold cooking oil  


Virgin Gold cooking oil, a product of Ngetta Tropical Holdings Ltd in Lira district. A NTH Ltd photo.

Preparations are in tremendous gear ahead of colorful final launch of Virgin Gold cooking oil at Lira Mayor’s grounds Thursday next week.

Virgin Gold cooking oil is premium cooking oil made from wholesome sunflower seeds. It’s a product of Ngetta Tropical Holdings [NTH] Ltd found in Lira Municipality.

Its maiden launch for Lango sub-region will be officiated by Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Minister, Hon. Amelia Kyambadde, a press statement from NTH Ltd on Saturday reads.

Boniface Otim Ogwal, the company’s acting Manager Marketing and Sales, who also doubles as communication manager, in a Saturday press statement says the event starts at 10am.

“Ngetta Tropical Holdings Ltd is scheduled to have a grand finale launch of its remarkably improved premium, brand sunflower cooking oil, Virgin Gold on Thursday, 16th August at Mayors garden in Lira City, Northern Uganda. 

The function is be officiated by the Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Hon Amelia Kyambadde. 

We have organized a 1000 man Brass  band march across the streets of Lira to celebrate the successful 3 year transformational journey of our farming communities in building a robust oil seeds sector in the greater North and NTH’s efforts of putting an organic premium product in the market place.

We have invited all our MPs, local government leaders, religious leaders, chamber of commerce, our traders, the cooperatives leaders and all men and women of good will. 

The walk kicks off at 10 am led by two Brass Bands through Oyite Avenue and Milton Obote avenues.  We are painting the city orange that day.

Come and see what the Lord has done up in the greater north, the spirit of self determination, of a restored hope and economic empowerment.  We are proud to be part of the journey,” NTH’s statement reads.

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