Government won’t reduce producer price of cocoa – President Akufo-Addo assures farmers

May 13, 2019 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured cocoa farmers that the government will not reduce the current producer price of cocoa, in spite of the plummeting world market price. The...

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COCOBOD programme improves cocoa yield

May 9, 2019 The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has pruned about 12, 424.4 hectares of cocoa farms this year in the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions as part of its Productivity Enhancement Programme...

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Top cocoa growers consider minimum price for bean sales

February 28, 2019 The world’s two biggest cocoa producers are considering setting a minimum price for their beans in a bid to derive more value from growing the chocolate ingredient, according to two...

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Government maintains GH¢7,600 for cocoa – In the face of free fall of producer price

December 6, 2018 The decision by the government to maintain the producer price of cocoa, which is US$1,808 in the face of the free fall of the commodity in the international market no doubt, can be...

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Domestic cocoa processing hits 300,000 tonnes

November 28, 2018 Domestic processing of cocoa hit 300,000 tonnes in the 2017/2018 cocoa season, a 19 per cent jump from the 252,000 tonnes processed the previous season. That brings to 34 per cent of the...

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Government engages cocoa farmers to strengthen ties

November 20, 2018 The Government has commenced engagements with cocoa farmers across the country as it seeks to strengthen ties with players in the cocoa sector. The engagements began yesterday, at Akyem...

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Ghana Stock Exchange closes week in the red

October 16, 2018 The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) closed the second trading week of October in the red as selling pressures in blue-chip companies weighed on the equity indices. At the closing bell, the GSE...

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Shippers cut cocoa export freight charge by 9.4%

October 3, 2018 Shippers ferrying Ghana’s cocoa exports to Europe will cut their freight charges by 9.4 percent for the October-September season to compensate the country for recent global bean price...

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Oil revenue outstrips cocoa as 2nd biggest foreign exchange earner ; Peaks at US$2.9bn in August

October 2, 2018 Oil export proceeds have overtaken cocoa as the country’s second biggest foreign exchange earner. Figures from the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has indicated that the country has been earning more...

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Cocoa farmers to receive financial support

September 18, 2018 Sixty thousand cocoa farmers are to receive financial and management support to increase productivity and help the country meet the annual production target of one million tonnes of cocoa....

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