COCOBOD announces opening of 2019 cocoa season


Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has announced the purchases of the 2019 light crop season will commence on Friday, June 21, 2019.


The producer prices remain unchanged from what was paid to farmers last year, it further disclosed.


A release signed and issued on Wednesday, by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Joseph Boahen-Aidoo, said: “the producer price to be paid at all buying centres is GH¢228.00 per load of 30 kilograms for Grade 1 and II cocoa beans naked ex-scale or GH¢475.00 per bags of 64 kilograms gross.”


It also mentioned the price for a tonne of 16 bags at GH¢7,600.00.



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