There is a season for everything. The 12 month calendar is full of both social, culture and religion special period. Each has its own products or services that make sellers to buy more in stock to meet to the demand of customers. Ramadan period which is one of the special period for Muslims worldwide has its product that makes the sellers smile home everyday. Some of the product that sells fast or most during the Ramadan period are:
Generally, Nigerians love to eat rice. For most people, the daily meal is not complete without eating rice – that shows the extent people love it. So, during Ramadan period, rice still sells more just as it sells during Christmas and any other occasion. It is believed that rice is easy to cook and digest easily. It does not cause constipation or any other stomach disorder after consumption; unlike beans that disrupt some people stomach when consumed.
Pap is call ogi or eko in Yoruba. My mother for instance does not miss taking pap during Ramadan period. Some other family make the raw pap themselves for consumption for the 30 days period of fasting. It can be taken with Akara (beans cake), milk or Moi-moi. Pap is an end product of maize.
YAM FLOUR AND CASSAVA FLOUR
The above are call Elubo Dudu and Elubu Lafun in yoruba respectively. Their end product are black and white amala respectively. These two products also sell very well during Ramadan period as people eat it for the Sahoor/Sari food.
MAIZE FLOUR – SEMO
Semo is a product that has come to stay for all seasons. This make it sells faster during the period as fasters buy in bulk for the Ramadan period. Semo is also making in form of Tuwo which makes it sell more.
Bread sells daily on a normal day but during Ramadan period it sells faster as most people love to take it with tea, butter or egg before eating any other food in support.
Fruits that sell most are:
Oranges are very succulent in nature. This is one of the reasons it’s selling faster during Ramadan. Though it is a bit cost during the period but people still buy to break their fast. Also, it is the fruit that is sell most in the Ramadan period.
Pineapple also is very succulent in nature. It sells faster as most Mosque love to share for the congregation to break their fast. Moreover, it is very cheap as a full one sell for
N50 (fifty naira).
Water also sells faster in this Ramadan period for its juicy nature. It is all cheap.
Popular known as Dabinu or Eso Mecca is sold by the Hausa people. There is a religious believe attach (that Prophet Muhammed, SAW, used to take it during his life time) to taking Dabinu especially during the Ramadan period. This makes it sell faster as most Muslims buy it to break their fast.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. People fasting takes apple because they believed it will help calm the intestine or nourish the stomach before taking food which is making it sell well during Ramadan.
Drinks that sell faster are:
PURE AND TABLE WATER
Water is essential to the body and being part of the things that signify one is fasting, it sells faster during Ramadan period.
BEVERAGES – SOFT DRINKS/TEA/SOBO
Take when chill and it will calm your nerve. Its sweet taste makes it sell faster.
According to research yogurt has been clinically proven to help regulate the digestive system for its function as probiotics. This is very good to take before eating when breaking your fast.
Clothe that sell are
The Holy month of Ramadan is to purify our soul and draw us more closer to Allah by obeying his commandment so therefore Muslims find it oblige to use scarf or Hijab during Ramadan thereby making it sell faster in the market. All these clothes sell faster during Ramadan period because most Muslims wear it during the period.
Islamic book also sell well during Ramadan cause Muslims’ find it oblige to read more about Islam. Islamic audio and video preaching sells as well.
WHAT PRODUCTS ARE SELLING IN YOUR COUNTRY, STATE OR ENVIRONMENT IN THIS RAMADAN PERIOD.
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