Cocoa Processing Company opens new depot in Kejabil, Takoradi.
The Cocoa Processing Company, Ghana has opened a new sales depot in Kejebil, in the Ahanta West District. The sales depot will see to it that, there is ready markets for people who are into the sales of chocolate products. The depot will serve consumers of both the Western and Western North Regions.
Speaking at the launching ceremony, the MCE of Ahanta West Municipal Assembly, Hon.Mrs Henrietta Eyison stated that, it’s great pleasure for this initiative in the district and that it will be a good help for the people of Kejebil as a source of employment. She therefore urged the people of Ahanta West to patronize the Cocoa products.
Addressing the people, the sales and marketing manager for CPC added that, Cocoa has been one of the back bone of Ghana’s economy since independence and therefore the need to put it to finished and semi finished products. He added that there is the need for the company to increase local consumption of cocoa in the country. He explained this is the reason for the opening of the depot in the region. He therefore urged the people of the region as they are available for sales of Cocoa products in the region.
Speaking at the launching, the Board Chairman for CPC, Mr Owusu Baah stated that, cocoa has been a blessing to Ghanaians and there is not doubt about that and that it’s their motive to add value to cocoa in the country. He explained the consumption of cocoa foods by locals is on the low and that Ghanaians make it a point for them to take in cocoa even a day to increase consumption. He further explained cocoa has a lot of benefits for human beings than that of coffee and it contains a lot of nutrients in it.
The Western Regional Minister, Hon Kwabena Okyere Darko Mensah added that, it’s been great honor for the depot to be situated in the region and that it will be a source of employment to the people of the region. He explained that the Western Region contributes a lot to the country’s GDP and the people should purchase these CPC products to make it a possibility for more companies to come into the region. He also explained that the health benefits of cocoa is unanimous and that people should take in more cocoa products.