3 Apr 2013

Samoa Women in Business virgin oil product seeks more markets

2:44 pm on 3 April 2013

A women's NGO in Samoa which produces virgin coconut oil is seaching for more overseas markets.

This week Samoa's Ambassador in Europe and a senior representative of the African, Caribbean and Pacific group visited the production plant of the Women in Business Development Incorporated.

The group already sucessfully exports organic virgin coconut oil to the Body Shop cosmetics company in the United Kingdom.

Samoa's Ambassador to Europe based in Belgium, Fatumanava Dr Pa'o Luteru, says their visit looked at the types of work the NGO engages in.

He says the organisation had taken the right approach in looking for high value niche markets.