Meet Osaretin Okao, MD/CEO

Osaretin Taye Elizabeth Okao is the founder of Vegetalfoods bringing with her over 20 years’ experience in the Catering and Hospitality industry in Lagos, Nigeria.

Osaretin has focussed her energy, experience and diligence into this business through which she offers a carefully selected range of products.

Osaretin knowledge is enriched by her over 20 years in the industry and trainings from Nigeria.

She is passionate about good food, quality standards and exceptional service. Osaretin is a natural teacher, and with her team, look forward to an exciting phase in creating a new category of convenient foods in the food space.

VEGETAL FOODS MARKET is Nigeria premier fruit & vegetable supply service, providing fruit & vegetables to catering companies, food outlets and other organizations in Lagos. Our fruits and  vegetables are hand picked and packaged fresh from source.

At Vegetal foods, we pride ourselves on our ability to satisfy the individual needs and unique specifications of our clientele. Our product range has been developed to meet the needs of customers and is being continually adjusted with seasonal availability

Our friendly and committed staff have years of experience in hospitality industry and therefore recognize the significant pressures placed on busy house wives and kitchens. By acting as your eyes and ears in the market, we are able to advice on availability, seasonal price fluctuations and potential shortages. The aim is to inspire, not only the most creative chefs, but to also add value to the produce that is delivered to your kitchen.

Our goal is to make fresh and good quality farm produce purchase and supply convenient for you, your family and your business

To be the #1 supplier of clean, ready-to-use fruit and vegetables in Nigeria, with delivery services, retail outlets and production facilities operating at the highest international standards.

To provide high quality, nutritional, and flavorful fruits and vegetables for sale and consumption in Lagos

Save clients time, money and consistently provide the best selection of seasonal vegetables, fruits and produce.

To Achieve this, we:

  1. Take the burden of local purchase off already over-burdened
    operations.
  2. Ensure that Goods supplied meet your standards
  3. Ensure accurate orders are supplied to reduce waste
  4. Advise on items in season and suitable substitutes in times of
    scarcity
  5. Reduce hours and workforce to sort and clean supplies

The fundamentals on which we have built our business have proved there is a place for:

Quality Produce

All supplies are purchased daily by experienced, knowledgeable buyers.
With local packaging and delivery, we ensure that our fruits and vegetables are delivered fresh and ready to you (at your hotel, café, restaurant and catering venue.) We have an ongoing commitment to provide the highest quality, produce to our customers. Our extensive seasonal range of fruit and vegetables is testament to our commitment to stay at the forefront of the industry.

Personal Service

We genuinely care about providing each and every customer with personalized value added service. We are committed to offer fruit and vegetables of the highest quality and at the same time provide the best service which is courteous, on time and complete every time.

Affordable Pricing

We enjoy cost efficiencies by direct purchasing. All aspects of our business are managed in-house, from direct buying to packing and delivery.
This means that you get the best value possible. Veg et al provides quality fruit, vegetables and exceptional service, at a price that won’t break the bank.

Constant Communication (Market Optimization)

we constantly inform our clients on market dynamics with a view to achieving the best bargains at all times. With our extensive hospitality and purchasing experience, we help you anticipate market conditions and plan menus to optimize conditions, avoid price hikes…, product scarcity etc.