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GEPC’s Executive Officer visits historic site at Fernando Po

Malabo, Nov. 25, GNA – Dr Kwadwo Owusu Agyemang, Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Exports Promotion Council (GEPC) on Thursday paid a working visit to the historic site in Fernando Po from where the legendary Tetteh Quarshie smuggled cocoa from to Ghana.

He was in the company of the Equatorial Guinea President of the Bioko Chambers of Commerce, Agriculture and Forestry and other dignitaries.

Mr Roberto Vasquez, Director of a cocoa processing factory and a farm by name Casa Mallo, who administered the tour, told the delegation that the farm was established in 1906.

The farm includes a cultivation of pineapples, palm fruit and cocoa.

According to Mr Vasquez, the type of cocoa produced from the factory was the best in Africa due to the uniqueness with which they were processed.

Earlier, the delegation visited a plantain cultivation at Ela Nguema, Malabo’s suburb.

Mr Camo pledged the commitment of his outfit to partner with Ghanaian entrepreneurs for mutual socio-economic benefits.


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