Dr. Jide Adedeji

Dr. Jide Adedeji is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Easysauces Nigeria Limited, Specialty Natural Flavors Company, Mouthfresh Nigeria Limited, Specialty Coffees International and SNF consulting. SNF consulting assists clients to develop concepts, products and agribusiness enterprises.

He is the pioneer Chief Executive Officer of Teragro, the Agribusiness subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria which recently produced commercial Orange, Pineapple and Mango juice concentrates for the first time in the history of Nigeria. He has over 20 years experience in the Food, Flavor, Natural products and Consumer Packaged goods industries. He is an expert in creating and developing natural flavor ingredients from reactions and natural sources. He was the flavor technology manager for Cadbury Schweppes beverages, Trumbull, Connecticut, USA where he managed the technology functions, marketing, supply chain, nutrition and regulatory compliance for carbonated and non carbonated colas, citrus, flavored teas, coffee and dairy beverages.

He is a creative and innovative professional with a record of leading technical and project teams to successful new product development outcomes. He has an excellent record of new products research and development, product and process innovation and is a keen technology transfer scientist.