Cameroon Clamps Down on Roadside Cocoa Driers

The world's fifth largest cocoa producer has initiated a zero-tolerance clampdown against the practice of drying cocoa beans on roadsides after European inspectors turned away a shipment that failed to meet quality standards.

Cocoa beans on display.

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    Cameroon Tribune, 6 February 2013

    MINCOMMERCE chaired the handing over ceremony in Muyuka on Tuesday February 5. read more »

  • Cameroon:  PM Yang Briefed on Local Chocolate Company

    Cameroon Tribune, 7 February 2013

    The Director General of the local chocolate producing company, IM. SO.FER. SA, Giovanni Schettino, yesterday, February 7, 2013 briefed the Prime Minister, Head of Government, ... read more »

  • Cameroon:  1,200 Bags of Fertilizer Distributed to Farmers

    Cameroon Tribune, 3 February 2013

    The gift is government's support to cocoa and coffee farmers in the West Region to help boost yields. read more »

  • Cameroon:  Fine Results of Cocoa Research on Display in Yaounde

    Cameroon Tribune, 17 October 2012

    World researchers attending the 17th International Cocoa Research Conference in Yaounde are showcasing diverse research results on the breeding of cocoa for productivity, quality, ... read more »

  • Cameroon:  Cocoa Finished Products on Display at Copal's Golden Jubilee

    Cameroon Tribune, 11 October 2012

    Boncao Moringa, butter and cocoa savon, caramel, tartina... steal show at exhibition village at the courtyard of the Yaounde Multipurpose Sports Complex. read more »

  • Cameroon:  Stakeholders Crusade for Better Cocoa, Coffee Quality

    Cameroon Tribune, 30 September 2012

    Stakeholders in the cocoa-coffee sub sectors have been sensitising small and medium-size producers on the importance to consolidating the quality of the produce so that it remains ... read more »