French Danone ‘Go Slo’ New Premium Ice Cream Brand Unveils in Nigeria
Fan Milk Nigeria, a subsidiary of Danone, has expanded its product offerings as the company on Tuesday, officially launched Go Slo, a premium ice-cream range into the Nigerian market.
Speaking at the grandeur tasting event which held at the prestigious Twin Waters, Lekki, Lagos, excited Ferdinand Mouko, Managing Director, FAN Milk Nigeria said, “This is really a big moment for us because this is the first time we are launching a product as a Danone company”, adding that the aim as Fan Milk is to bring health to consumers.
Similarly, Chairman of the board, Mr. Olayinka Akinkugbe, expressed optimism on the innovation as he applauded the brand team. “A lot of credits go to this great team, they are younger, fresher and vibrant, taking the company in a totally new direction more importantly for this next level product”, Mr. Akinkugbe noted.
Introducing the new product in his presentation, Kola Adeniyi, the Marketing Manager, Fan Milk, explained that “Go Slo” is a premium ice cream brand made with Nigerians in mind and expertly crafted to provide a relaxing, and indulgent experience that adapts to customers’ daily needs and lifestyles.
Speaking on the product name, Adeniyi added that “Go Slo” is also a constant reminder to Nigerians to take a break from the fast-paced, hustle and bustle living, which in the long term could affect health; and find time to savour the good things life has to offer. “We believe that life should be taken at a slow and steady pace, and with this, we are urging Nigerians to find that balance”.
Go Slo features four decadent variants- Peanut Butter, Cookies & Cream, Salted Caramel, and Chocolate Almond. According to Adeniyi, this product range is made in Nigeria for Nigerians to excite varied taste buds.
Multimedia personality, Toke Makinwa, actor & fashion consultant Denola Grey, Timini Egbuson, Latasha Ngwube, Deyemi Okanlawon, amongst other guests were present at the launch/luxury private tasting event. Guests including food bloggers, celebrities and media were treated to a first taste of Go Slo’s variants.
The company stated that Go Slo ice cream is now available in major supermarkets nationwide in 460ml and 320ml tubs with a recommended retail price of 1,550 Naira and 1,150 Naira respectively.
The Chairman reiterates, “Fan Milk is a great company that has been around for a really long time with a great reputation for making wonderful products. It is the only company in Nigeria with a cold chain from start to finish. Although we are located in Ibadan, we reach every nook and cranny of the country with our products.