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01-10-2019
GOVERNMENT INCREASES COCOA PRODUCER PRICE BY 8.42%

Ghanaian cocoa farmers will be paid GH₵ 515.00 for a bag of 64kg of cocoa for the 2019/20 main crop cocoa season.



The price, an equivalent of GH₵ 8,240.00 per tonne is the farm-gate price to be paid by Licensed Buying Companies (LBCs) to all cocoa farmers with effect from October 2019.



Dr Gyielle Nura, the Minister of State in-charge of Food & Agriculture announced the n...

29-09-2019
2019 COCOA DAY EXHIBITION OPENS IN SUNYANI

A four-day exhibition of cocoa in-puts and products has been opened at a ceremony held at the Jubilee Park in Sunyani, the regional capital of the Bono Region to kick start activities marking the 2019 Cocoa Day celebration.


Agro-input dealers, Cocoa processors, chocolatiers and other stakeholders are showcasing their various products for cocoa farmers and the general public, especially ...

19-09-2019
FAILING TO PAY COCOA PRODUCERS A DECENT INCOME WILL COLLAPSE THE INDUSTRY - HON JOSEPH BOAHEN AIDOO

The Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Hon Joseph Boahen Aidoo has cautioned that failure to pay cocoa farmers a decent income will lead to the collapse of the global cocoa industry.


The persistent inactivity of the international cocoa industry in elevating the concerns of cocoa farmers from producing countries to a high priority, meriting immediate resolution posed an exi...

17-09-2019
COCOBOD SIGNS AGREEMENT TO ESTABLISH PROCESSING FACTORY

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has signed an agreement with the China General Technology (Group) Holding (Genertec) for the establishment of a cocoa processing factory in Ghana.


The factory, which will be located at Sefwi-Wiawso in the Western Region will be operated by COCOBOD and Genertec through a Public Private Partnership (PPP).


Implementation of the plan for the constru...