New cocoa processing factory to be built by JB Foods in Ivory Coast

JB Foods, an SGX-listed company, is adding a new factory to its existing processing facilities for cocoa beans in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The corporation will first invest roughly EUR 60 million ($87.8 million) in the nation as part of its expansion plans, which also...

FG to Prioritise Cocoa, Plantain Value Chains

The Federal Government has disclosed plans to prioritise cocoa and plantain value chains to boost food production. Specifically, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, stated this when he received a delegation of the Cocoa and...

Cocoa in Ghana: a smallholder sector

Cocoa in Ghana: a smallholder sector Posted on March 3, 2022 by FAC ICE Team – APRA blog, FAC blog Written by: Kojo Amanor In recent years there has been an increased focus in African agricultural research on the emergence of medium-scale farmers and their role...

Cocoa Commercialisation in Nigeria: Issues and Prospects

Cocoa Commercialisation in Nigeria: Issues and Prospects Posted on February 24, 2022 by FAC ICE Team – APRA blog, FAC blog Written by: Kehinde Adesina Thomas Cocoa remains a relevant cash crop in Nigeria and is produced largely by small-scale farmers dominant in...