- Ghana records 1.4 million metric tonnes of cocoa in 2020/2021
- Ivory Coast, Ghana account for almost 60% of world supplies for cocoa beans
- Ghana projects to hit 800,000 tonnes of cocoa this season
Ghana’s graded and sealed (G&S) cocoa arrivals at the beginning of this year’s harvest, on October 1, had reached 408,000 tonnes by February 3, 2022, down 42% from the same period of the previous season.
This is according to a report by the international news portal Reuters.
According to the portal, the production of cocoa beans from one of the world’s key suppliers had been impacted significantly for the period.
Graded and sealed cocoa is produce that has been quality checked and sealed in bags by COCOBOD and ready to be shipped out.
On the other hand, Ghana’s cocoa production is expected to reach 800,000 tonnes this season, COCOBOD has forecasted.
Meanwhile, Ghana in the 2020/21 crop season recorded more than 1.4 million metric tonnes of cocoa beans production.