Rite Recycle 2.0 Initiative Winners Commend Rite Foods

December 19, 2023
Rite Recycle 2.0 Initiative

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

The winners of the Rite Recycle 2.0 Initiative have commended Rite Foods Limited for gifting them cash prizes and others.

Business Post reports that the overall winner, Ojevwe Esther Onomigbo, and first runner-up, Giwa Progress Jesutomiwa, were gifted N100,000 and N70,000, respectively. They also went home with packs of Rite Sausage rolls, movie tickets, and an adventure to upbeats each.

The third position, a tie, was clinched by Abidoye Oladimeji and Esther Ufot Ubak, who received N50,000, two packs of Rite Sausage rolls, two movie tickets, and an adventure with Rite Foods.

The company also gave out a consolation prize money of N20,000 each to six other contestants of the scheme as well as other fantastic gift items and an adventure with Rite Foods.

Rite Foods Limited, through its Bigi Beef and Rite Spicy Beef Sausage Rolls brand, created the Rite Recycle online initiative, tasking participants to creatively use the recycled wraps of the company’s sausages for artistic work.

The overall winner of the contest used her ingenuity in recycling and as a multidisciplinary artistic talent to create a portrait.

The first-runner up, a visual artist, on his part, while demonstrating his innovativeness in his art, used the wraps of the company’s sausage brands to create another portrait.

Commending Rite Foods Limited for the gift, Ms Ojevwe said it was a great pleasure for her to create a portrait of s great entrepreneur, who has positively impacted lives through his company, and that the inspiration behind her work is to sell out the idea that art can be made from anything, even wraps of sausage rolls.

“The idea of trash to treasure is my inspiration,” she affirmed, while Mr Giwa said his work is a stepping stone to doing something great, and thanked the company for the opportunity offered in that regard for bringing out the flair in him.

While extolling the innovation of the participants at a presentation held at the company’s head office in Lagos on Friday, December 15, 2023, the Assistant Brand Manager for Rite Sausages, Mr Olawale Odenusi, said Rite Recycle 2.0 was aimed at connecting with consumers and allowing creatives to unleash the bull through recycling initiatives and get rewarded for it.

He said the outcome of the competition shows how skills can be transformed into meaningful ventures through recycling, as depicted by the contestants.

Modupe Gbadeyanka

Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

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