TOYIN ONIGBANJO OF AUGUST SECRETS WINS DSM NUTRITION PRIZE IN KENYA
Journalist, teacher, food artist, and baby food blogger, Toyin Onigbanjo has won the DSM nutrition prize in Kenya. Also the founder of AugustSecrets, a baby/kid friendly Nigerian food blog, aimed at making children’s meals fun, simple, and healthy, Toyin won the DSM nutrition prize for her products and advocacy geared towards child nutrition.
Toyin was also the second runner-up at Samsung Food Art Competition in May 2016.
AugustSecrets, is a growing baby and toddler food solutions company with the goal of helping Nigerian mothers feed their children healthier food options, rather than junk foods. It provides recipes online and runs a homemade food range of locally-made cereals from everyday home-grown foodstuffs like vegetables, fruits, and grains.
Toyin Onigbanjo took to Instagram to share the good news:
“The BEST, BEST award ever!!! We made the top 5 finalists to represent Nigeria in Kenya from the #Nutripitch Nourish Nigeria Challenge. In addition, Augustsecrets won the DSM Nutrition Prize for Most Nutritious Product by Royal DSM, a global science & nutrition company.
We will be receiving further technical support from this award, to help us produce and advocate for more food solutions to reduce child malnutrition in Africa, just as we have been doing?
The #Nutripitch Nourish Nigeria Challenge has been a thorough, worthwhile training and investment opportunity for the finalists in the last few weeks courtesy @fatefoundation and @sbnnigeria
Now you can be prouder your baby is eating an international award-winning nutritious food!
God has indeed honoured us, I cant hold back the gratitude. ??? Thank you for all the tags and support. The work continues! Slowly but surely…????.(Luke 1:46-50) ”