How To Start Exporting Dry Hibiscus Flower From Nigeria To International Buyers

How To Start Exporting Dry Hibiscus Flower From Nigeria To International Buyers

The abundance of agricultural products in Nigeria continues to make the nation one of the wealthiest in the world. Many highly demanded cash crops are grown in Nigeria, and profitable as they may seem, one of the most globally demanded agricultural products which are grown in vast volumes in Nigeria are the Dry Hibiscus Flower.

International buyers all over the world are always looking to purchase Dry Hibiscus Flower from Nigeria because of its quality, abundance, and price. They come into the country on a regular basis for meetings with commodity trading companies and farmers to see how they can establish long-term relationships with them to guarantee a steady supply of the commodity every month for at least one year. Depending on what they agree, they decide which supplier or suppliers to go with, issue an ICPO (Irrevocable Corporate Purchase Order), sign a contract, and based on the payment terms they both agree on, start transacting.

The large demand for this agricultural product in Nigeria by international buyers makes venturing into the export of Dry Hibiscus Flower from Nigeria to several countries around the world a lucrative export business to start up.

See Also: How To Start The Lucrative Export Of Ginger From Nigeria To International Buyers


First, What Are Dry Hibiscus Flowers?

Dry Hibiscus Flower is used in the production of tea, refreshing drinks, medicinal purposes, and several others.


So What Is Dry Hibiscus Flower Export About?

Dry Hibiscus Flower export is the export of Dry Hibiscus Flower from Nigeria to international buyers located in various parts of the world, especially in the United States, Mexico, Germany, Holland, and many parts of Europe and America. It is exported natural and further processed upon arrival at the buyer’s facility for its intended uses.

See Also: How To Start The Lucrative Export Of Sesame Seeds From Nigeria To International Buyers


Facts About Dry Hibiscus Flower Export

  • Dry Hibiscus Flower is majorly used in making a special type of tea, refreshing drinks, medicinal purposes, and in the production of jellies, jam, fruit pastes, syrups, and others.
  • Dry Hibiscus Flower is grown mainly in the Northern part of Nigeria.
  • Dry Hibiscus Flower grows all year round in Nigeria, but the major export season is from October to March.
  • Dry Hibiscus Flower is also called Zobo Leaves in Nigeria.
  • Dry Hibiscus Flower is also called Bissap in Senegal.
  • Nigeria is the largest grower of Dry Hibiscus Flower in Africa.
  • Hibiscus has a high concentration of Vitamin C.
  • 12 tonnes of Dry Hibiscus Flower fills up a 40 feet container.
  • Growing Dry Hibiscus Flower can create a great source of employment.
  • Dry Hibiscus Flower can be red, yellow, white, or peach in colour.
  • The profit margins on the sale of Dry Hibiscus Flower to international buyers can be anywhere from 60% to over 200% depending on if you’re the farmer or are purchasing from the farms.
  • As a broker, you can venture into this business with $0.
  • The United States, Germany, Holland, and many parts of Europe and Asia are the largest importers of dry hibiscus flower.

See Also: How To Start The Lucrative Export Of Cashew Nuts From Nigeria To International Buyers


Business Opportunities In Dry Hibiscus Flower Export

1). Dry Hibiscus Flower Export:

Dry Hibiscus Flower is usually sold at varying amounts at the farms or local markets and is then further resold to international buyers at varying prices per metric tonne depending on the specification, the seller’s connection to the farms, the trade process, and the final negotiations with the buyer.

In all, your profit margin from the export of Dry Hibiscus Flower from Nigeria can be anywhere from 60% to some rare cases of over 200%.

2). Dry Hibiscus Flower Brokerage:

When you have zero cash to start up any type of business, the first thing you should do is to venture into the brokerage of that business’ products, and in this case, Dry Hibiscus Flower.

You could venture into the Dry Hibiscus Flower brokerage business by linking a buyer to a seller, and in the process, gain a commission from the trade.


Setting Up Your Dry Hibiscus Flower Export Business

1). Register Your Export Business:

The first step to starting a Dry Hibiscus Flower export business is to register a legal business. To do this, you must first register a limited liability company with the Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria, then go on to register your business with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council and any local associations regulating the purchase and sale of Dry Hibiscus Flower.

Registered business names are not allowed to register with the NEPC, and so, you can only function as an exporter with a Limited Liability Company registered under the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

See Also: 10+ Legal Requirements For An Import And Export Business in Nigeria

2). Find Direct Farms and Sources For Exports:

Although this can be done before, during, or after your company has been registered with the appropriate bodies, the next step is to source for the direct farms that would be growing the Dry Hibiscus Flower for you on behalf of your clients.

It’s usually better you get direct access to the farmers, so you can get the best possible price. Going through a proxy would waste more time, cost more money, and reduce your profit margins.

3). Setup A Proper Business Structure, Trade Process, & Branding:

During or after registering and securing your buyers, it is important you set up a proper business structure that looks internationally reputable. Some ways to do this are to build an international standard website, get a business address, create a company profile, and also have a corporate offer format you can customize and send to buyers who request an offer. Also set up a corporate email that reads something like this: “”.

If renting an office is too expensive, you could pay for a virtual office at a co-working hub and use their address for meetings.

When you organise your company this way, buyers would feel really confident about doing business with you and would tend to choose your business as their preferred partner.

4). Source For Buyers:

The next thing is to source for international buyers for your products. You can do this by registering on websites like:

And several others.

You can also build an influential social account on LinkedIn and market your Dry Hibiscus Flower to a unique business audience you’d build over time.

See Also: How To Find International Buyers For Your Import/Export Business

5). Export Your Products:

Upon sealing agreements with the buyers, getting issued an Irrevocable Corporate Purchase Order, signing a Sales and Purchasing agreement, and more, you can then proceed to ship the Dry Hibiscus Flower to the buyer.

The shipment could be done on either Free On Board (FOB) or Cost, Insurance and Freight (CIF) basis. Where FOB means you cover the cost of the goods and every other thing till its arrival at the shipping point, and CIF means that you cover the cost of everything including insurance and transporting the goods to the buyer’s port of destination.

See Also: How Exporters Can Secure Payment For Goods Shipped To International Buyers


Challenges Of The Dry Hibiscus Flower Export Business

1). Lack of experience causes exporters to either purchase the wrong specifications, underprice or overprice their products, and much more.

2). Your Dry Hibiscus Flower en route a warehouse may get robbed or seized by government officials before arrival.

3). Fake buyers wasting exporters time with fake inquiries.

4). Most prospective entrepreneurs have little to no access to finance their projects.

5). Most Dry Hibiscus Flower sellers have poorly managed supply chains and may sometimes be unable to deliver.

6). Your time could be wasted as a result of long-term conversations with Dry Hibiscus Flower buyers who have no real money to pay.

7). The large pool of fraudsters posing as Dry Hibiscus Flower sellers makes it difficult for Dry Hibiscus Flower buyers to trust you.

See Also: The Best Way To Invest In Africa: A Focus On Nigeria



The Dry Hibiscus Flower export business is a lucrative one for anyone who chooses to venture into the export of agricultural products from Nigeria. Depending on the quantity the buyer needs, your profit margins could be far higher or lower, but still substantial.

Starting an agricultural export business in Nigeria with an initial focus on Dry Hibiscus Flower is a way to not just only get into the industry, but a great start to building a long-term business that could someday employ thousands of people directly and indirectly.


An Important Point

Trying to buy Dry Hibiscus Flower from Nigeria through genuine sellers can lead to a lot of wasted time and efforts on the part of the Dry Hibiscus Flower buyers. They spend a lot of time vetting sellers in Nigeria, doubting their results even if positive, and going back and forth too many times than they can count, only to end up either cancelling their decision to buy or making a purchase after months or years have passed.

Finding real Dry Hibiscus Flower sellers in Nigeria can be a problem. To make this possible for Dry Hibiscus Flower buyers, Startup Tips Daily Media, through her sister company, Globexia, can export Dry Hibiscus Flower to genuine buyers from Nigeria or anywhere in the world.

Whatever will help buyers close genuine Dry Hibiscus Flower export-based transactions fast, transparently, and easier, we can make the process as stress-free as possible.

Our Dry Hibiscus Flower export business is completely transparent, and as a result, we will not deal with a buyer who intends to cut corners or outsmart any party in the course of the transaction.

If you’re a genuine Dry Hibiscus Flower buyer, you can reach out to us through the contact form below. If you’d like us also to help you export most of your Dry Hibiscus Flower, we’d be glad to do so with mutually agreed terms.

In addition to our Dry Hibiscus Flower export business in Nigeria, we’re also Cashew Nuts, and can export Cashew Nuts to buyers around the world.

If you’re only a scam, don’t waste your time, as the conversation wouldn’t last too long after a few questions and demands to prove your authenticity have been made from our end.

Our Dry Hibiscus Flower Trade Specifications are listed below:

Origin: Nigeria

Product Type: Dry Hibiscus Flower

Physical Specification: Based On Buyer’s Specification

Quantity: Based On Buyer’s Specification

Price: Negotiable / Metric Tonne

Trial Order: 12 Metric Tonne (One 40 feet Container Load)

Trade Process: FOB/CFR

Payment Method: 100% irrevocable and confirmed L/C at sight from a top 25 prime bank

− Export Business −

How To Make Your First $10,000 (₦3,600,000) Exporting Goods From Nigeria Without Losing Any Money, GUARANTEED!

Our in-depth online export course is specifically designed to help you build a successful export business from scratch IN 90 DAYS WITHOUT LOSING ANY MONEY FROM YOUR INVESTMENTS, GUARANTEED! And in the process, show you how to make your first $10,000 from the export business within the first 3 months of finishing the course.

Click Here To Learn More >>


Shipping Time: 15 days after confirmation of L/C

Loading Port: Lagos, Nigeria


We look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, inquiries, or need help or consulting regarding the import/export business, commodity trading, or any aspect of international trade as a whole, you may contact us by sending an email directly to or Calling/WhatsApping 2348080888162.

Thank you.
Your Name:*
Phone number:*
Which topic best describes your question?*

* Indicates required fields

Startup Tips Daily Media

Lagos, Nigeria

Phone: 234 808 0888 162



What are your thoughts on this article on how to start the export of Dry Hibiscus Flower from Nigeria? Let me know by leaving a comment below.

This Online Course & Book Will Show You How To Build A Successful Export Business From Scratch!

The export business remains one of the most profitable businesses in the world, including Nigeria, with profit margins going anywhere from 30% to in some cases over 100%. With the growing clamour by the Nigerian government for entrepreneurs should go into the export business, the need to effectively educate people on everything they need to know and to show them how to make their first one million Naira from the export business in Nigeria has become very paramount.

In the light of the lucrative opportunities in the export business in Nigeria, Stan Edom, the founder of StartupTipsDaily Media, and the founder of Globexia Limited, a commodity trading firm with thousands of dollars in export revenue in solid minerals and agricultural products, has taken out time to prepare a robust online export business course with a free eBook on how to create a fortune investing in the export business in Nigeria. This Online course will teach anyone everything they need to know on how to build a successful export business from scratch, present a live case study, and show you how to export lucrative highly-valued commodities profitably from Nigeria. It also has a section that shows the reader how to start out as a broker.

This online course and e-book is perfect for beginners in the export business in Nigeria, as it will take you from a novice to an export professional, and help you either make money by starting your own export business in Nigeria, or by becoming an export consultant or broker.

You can follow the link below to learn more, sign up for the course, and get a free export eBook.

How To Create Wealth Investing In The Export Business In Nigeria


Offer: How To Create A Fortune Investing In The Export Business

Online Course & Book Author: Stan Edom

Course Delivery Format: Online & eBook

How To Sign Up: Click Here