TRUE HEROES; Celebrating The Ghanaian Cocoa Farmer

Farmers’ Day celebration just ended in Ghana. An event established 37 years ago has come to stay. Each year work done by farmers from each region are assessed after which an award ceremony is organized. In Ghana, majority of inhabitants are into agriculture. About 50% of the population are farmers and this contributes to a…

3 Chocolates To Glaze Your Next Event

A typical weekend in Ghana involves quite a number of activities you may have partaken in the week before. Many people look forward to the weekend to rest, release stress, have family time and or attend events such as weddings, birthday parties, etc. The common slang ‘Saturdays are for weddings‘ is a big fact here…

Beyond Cocoa; adding value to be valued

Ghana is famously known for its input in cocoa production and ranked the second highest cocoa growing country (https://www.worldatlas.com/amp/articles/top-10-cocoa-producing-countries.html) in the world. The world was taken aback when news of China commencing cocoa cultivation and even exporting hit the media (https://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/202010/28/WS5f990202a31024ad0ba819a6.html). For a few days, many people especially Ghanaians were alarmed on the impact that…

Is Cocoa All About Chocolate???

Up to today there are millions of people who think about chocolate just at the mention of cocoa, but is that all it’s worth? The cocoa bean apart from its use in chocolate production has also been explored in many other products such as cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and other confectionery products. We do not talk much…