Choose Cocoa Over These?

Have you ever wondered if there was a better option to getting well or being relieved from a pain aside taking orthodox medicines? Am I the only one who thinks of all the good times I had when I was fit on days where I am feeling sick or unwell? I am sure everyone has…

Energy dense foods; what are they?

Why do we eat? Is it just to calm the rumbling noise in our stomach, to supply our bodies with required nutrients for optimum growth or just because food is made available to us? Food is an essential body requirement to maintain health, vitality and growth. One other reason for eating is to provide the…

3 Things To Know Before Buying A 10ghc Bar Of Chocolate

Chocolate consumption over the years has seen some steady increase in view of work done by relevant authorities and health experts in communicating its positive effect on the health and mood of consumers. Ghanaians have even adapted to celebrating 14th February not just as a Vals Day but as a Chocolate Day as well. In…

Why you should consume Cocoa everyday

Cocoa means different things to many consumers. To some it may mean chocolate while to others it could be a chilled or hot beverage that contains some amount of cocoa. Chocolate production is one main utilization channels for the cocoa bean. However in addition to this several other products such as chocolate spread, dragees and…

Chocolates To Consider For Vals Day

Selecting a perfect gift, or creating a package or hamper for a special occasion can be quite challenging. But one can never go wrong with the addition of chocolates! As Valentines Day lingers around the corner, you may be contemplating on what to get for your loved ones that would make their day perfect. Chocolate…

More Cocoa; unveiling the benefits of Natural Cocoa Butter

You may have heard of Chocolate Spread, Hot Chocolate and GoldenTree Pebbles as cocoa based products loved by many, especially the Ghanaian population. In recent times, you may have also picked a thing or two about cocoa from the news concerning cocoa farmers and initiatives being established towards their welfare by organizations like COCOBOD. But…

Did Your Favorite Chocolate Turn White?

Have you ever stopped to read the information on a chocolate packaging? Like most packaged foods, food manufacturers are required to put some mandatory information on their products to assist customers make the right choices. In addition to these, manufacturers are to include optimum handling and storage practices for the products where necessary. One may…

Chocolate, Because Why Not !!!!

One of my favorite sections in every supermarket is the Sweets Shelf. 🍫 🍬 🍭 Who doesn’t love sweets? No matter how much we grow or mature, there always is that part of us that would still go for the things we enjoyed as kids. An example being Chocolate!!!! Dark, Milk or White, everyone have…

A COLOURFUL HEALTHY DIET?

Food is undeniably an integral part of our life. Whether being just fruits and vegetables, home-cooked or from your favorite restaurant , having a good meal satisfies the soul and fills the tummy! The cultural background and location can influence ones diet amongst others. The choice of diet for many also may be due to…

“Cheat Day” Everyday On Christmas 🎄???

Sustaining a healthy diet journey can be a tough one. Foregoing a favourite diet or lifestyle to a much more healthy one usually demands total commitment and resilience. As the festive season approach, we are planning on all the exciting things to get for our family, friends and loved ones. We probably may have already…

How Sweet, How Safe?

Mention chocolate and I bet a wide smile from cheek to cheek in return. It is amazing how a small piece of sweet can enhance one’s mood, improve health and also “settle scores” sometimes. Remember the last time you had chocolate, was it a gift or a self treat? In any case we are certain…

“The Golden Treat From Africa”

Looking back at the experience and exposure gained at the just ending Intra African Trade Fair organized in Durban, South Africa, I am optimistic that Africa has a lot more to offer to the world when we collectively utilize our resources and empower each other. The Intra AfricanTrade Fair brought together representatives from all across…

Why You Should Sign Up For the F2S Program

Having a passion to contribute to the economic development of the country via food product development is also one step to minimizing wastage and spoilage of farm produce. There however are hurdles food developers face during their product development journey. Be it formulating the right recipe that meet nutritional needs of the public, developing packaging…

Balancing Ghanaian Diets The Indigenous Way

What do you look out for in foods to classify them as a balanced diet, is it more meat, fat or carbohydrate? Does a bowl full of assorted vegetables represent a balanced diet or a bit of each nutrient in their recommended proportions? Depending on culture, lifestyle, work and health history, what comprises a balanced…

Reconsidering Home Cooked Meals In Weight Management

A typical Ghanaian home does not go a day or two without freshly prepared meals. Food aside providing energy and nutrients, serves as a means for families to socialize and bond. In some homes, supper is served when all members are around and is eaten at one table. Eating together at a table subconsciously controlled…

Crown Your Health with Royale

Health and well-being are amongst the greatest assets we have as humans. Being able to move, eat and attend to chores, work, with little to no help is all we wish for in our daily lives. It is therefore paramount that one takes control over their own health. Being sick is no fun, we miss…

Why Chocolate

Have you ever thought of why you consume chocolate? unlike any other confectionery, chocolate is loved by many. The beaming smile on the face of kids, friends or loved ones upon receiving chocolate as a gift never goes out of style. The amazing cocoa tree provides us with cocoa bean out of which several products…

7 Chocolate Spreads from Ghana You Haven’t Tried Yet

Mention cocoa or chocolate and many would think about Ghana but is chocolate the only derivative product food manufacturers in Ghana are interested in? if Ghana is not limited to only chocolate production, what then are the other cocoa based products in the country? At the confectionery section in most supermarkets and malls it is…

Be limitless with GoldenTree

All over the world, one food that instantly puts a smile on the face of people and boosts the “happy feeling” is chocolate. Chocolate; a food previously made for the gods and the elite has now become a delicacy for many people no matter their background or status in the society. The enormous health benefits…

5 Must- Know Food Information

What can be so wrong about enjoying a snack whiles watching a movie all cuddled up in the sofa. Munching on a few bars of chocolate or chips cannot be so bad, after all it is not as heavy as a bowl of rice or a typical fufu with soup. It would surprise you to…

Packaged products as seemingly “healthy” foods

Latest market trends, attempts to satisfy the needs of customers and meeting requirements of food regulatory bodies have propelled many food business to consider convenient packaging for their products. The busy and packed life schedules of many consumers has positioned packaged foods as the way to go option though a fraction of the market still…

What Did The Ingredient List Say?

More often than not, we fall prey to consuming a product without checking what it is made up of. One can only be sure of what he/she is consuming when they painstakingly visit the market to shop individual items to prepare their own meals. This is one advantage home cooked meals have over foods bought…

Bold Step Towards A Healthy Lifestyle

Maintaining a sweet tooth and health conscious personality can be a challenging journey sometimes. Having a strong craving for chocolate whiles managing ones weight can be an unpleasant feeling with many thoughts of giving in to your cravings or sticking to the weight loss plan. If you have ever been in a position to make…

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…

Why Everyone Loves Cocoa From Ghana

Ghana aside being known for its hospitality, is also second to the largestcocoa producing countries in world. Its population comprises a majority inagricultural farming and therefore has been able to contribute substantially tothe economic development of the country in terms of trade in cocoa. Cocoa is the main ingredient in most chocolates produced in Ghana….