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Press Release: 3rd Ghana Cocoa Awards To Celebrate Historic Production Milestone

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Cocoa Post wishes to announce the nominees for the third annual edition of its flagship industry excellence motivation initiative, Ghana Cocoa Awards.

Seventy-eight entries were shortlisted for recognition out of the total 111 entries filed by individuals, groups and organisations operating within the Ghana cocoa value chain.

The ultimate winners will be honoured in 30 competitive award categories including Internal Marketing, Cocoa Financing, Processing, Value Addition, Innovation, Journalism and Sustainability. Three distinguished personalities will also be accorded special recognition for their contribution to the cocoa sector.

The 3rd annual Ghana Cocoa Awards Dinner is being organised under the auspices of the industry regulator, Ghana Cocoa Board, and takes place on 12th November 2021 at Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City, Accra.

The Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board is the Special Guest of Honour and Keynote Speaker.

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The event is set to mark Ghana’s biggest ever cocoa harvest in 142 years on the theme “Celebrating Ghana’s Historic Cocoa Production Milestone – A Golden Opportunity for the Local Value Addition Agenda.”

Ghana Cocoa Awards Dinner is an independent industry initiative that engenders networking while celebrating excellence.

 

KOJO HAYFORD

Founder/Executive Director

 

 

 

3RD GHANA COCOA AWARDS NOMINEES

 

  1. ARTISANAL CHOCOLATIER OF THE YEAR

ADANSI SWEET COMPANY LIMITED

DECOKRAFT LIMITED

 

  1. BEVERAGE OF THE YEAR

GOLDEN POD CHOCOLATE DRINK

 

  1. BRAND OF THE YEAR

AGRICULTURAL MANUFACTURING GROUP LTD

ECO INDEX AGRO SOLUTIONS

FAIRAFRIC CHOCOLATE

NICHE CHOCOLATE

YARA GHANA

 

  1. BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR

DANQUAH ADDO-YOBO (YARA GHANA)

ERNEST AKWASI APPIAH (AMG)

MICHAEL MARMON-HALM (FAIRAFRIC)

MUHAMMADU MUZZAMMIL (ECOM GHANA)

NICHOLAS KUMAH (ELIHO GHANA)

YAW WIREKO KYEI (CHOCOMAC)

YAYRATOR GLOVER (YAYRA GLOVER LTD)

 

  1. CHANGE AGENT OF THE YEAR

CHILD RIGHTS INTERNATIONAL

FAIRTRADE AFRICA

 

  1. CHOCOLATE BRAND OF THE YEAR (ARTISANAL)

ADANSI SWEET LIMITED

DECOKRAFT LIMITED

MANSA GOLD

 

  1. CHOCOLATE BRAND OF THE YEAR (CONVENTIONAL)

FAIRAFRIC CHOCOLATE

NICHE CHOCOLATE

 

  1. COCOA PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

EDMUND AGYAPONG POKU

MUHAMMADU MUZZAMMIL (ECOM GHANA)

 

  1. COMPANY OF THE YEAR

AGRICULTURAL MANUFACTURING GROUP LTD

CHOCOMAC GHANA LTD

ECOM GHANA

ELIHO GHANA LIMITED

NICHE COCOA INDUSTRY LTD

YAYRA GLOVER

 

  1. CONSUMPTION PROMOTION AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR
  2. EDWARD AMPORFUL

DELA KUEKEY AUSTINE

 

  1. CONSUMPTION PROMOTION CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

DELFI VENTURES

GOLDEN POD COCOA

 

  1. EMERGING PROCESSING COMPANY OF THE YEAR

KOA IMPACT GHANA LIMITED

WEST AFRICAN MILLS CO. LTD (WAMCO)

PLOT GHANA LTD

 

 

  1. ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

OHENEBA OFORI BOATENG (ECO INDEX AGRO SOLUTIONS)

 

  1. FARMER COOPERATIVE OF THE YEAR

ASUNAFO COOPERATIVE FARMERS UNION

BIA WEST COOPERATIVE COCOA FARMERS

KOKOO PA COOPERATIVE

SEFWI BEKWAI YOUTH COCOA COOPERATIVE

WEST AKYEM COOPERATIVE COCOA FARMERS

 

  1. FINANCING INSTITUTION OF THE YEAR

AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT BANK

STANBIC BANK GHANA

UNIVERSAL MERCHANT BANK (UMB)

ACCESS BANK

CONSOLIDATED BANK GHANA

 

  1. HAULAGE COMPANY OF THE YEAR

AMP LOGISTICS (GH) LTD

KITEKO GHANA LTD

 

  1. LOGISTICS COMPANY OF THE YEAR

AMP LOGISTICS (GH) LTD

KITEKO GHANA LTD

 

  1. INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

COBEANS SPICES

KOA POWDER

DELFI VENTURES CHOCOLATE FACTORY & MUSEUM

 

  1. JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

AKUA OFORIWA DARKO – GBC NEWS

EDWARD ADJEI FRIMPONG – B&FT

KWETEY NARTEY – JOY NEWS

 

  1. OVERALL BEST LBC OF THE YEAR

ELIHO GHANA

NYONKOPA COCOA BUYING

ECOM GHANA

OLAM COCOA GHANA

 

  1. LBC OF THE YEAR (INDIGENOUS)

FEDERATED COMMODITIES GHANA LTD (FEDCO)

CJ COMMODITIES LTD

KUAPA COCOA

 

  1. LBC OF THE YEAR (SUSTAINABLE COCOA)

NYONKOPA COCOA BUYING

ECOM GHANA

YAYRA GLOVER

 

  1. EMERGING LBC OF THE YEAR

CARGILL COCOA

CJ COMMODITIES

NANANOM COCOA

 

  1. MARKETING PERSON OF THE YEAR

KWAME OKYERE (YARA GHANA)

VINCENT OKYERE AKOMEAH (CMC)

 

  1. ORGANIC COCOA MARKETER OF THE YEAR

YAYRA GLOVER LIMITED

 

  1. OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION OF THE YEAR

ECO INDEX AGRO SOLUTIONS

FAIRAFRIC GHANA LIMITED

KOA IMPACT GHANA LIMITED

 

  1. PROCESSING COMPANY OF THE YEAR

CHOCOMAC GHANA

NICHE COCOA INDUSTRY LIMITED

 

  1. TECHNOLOGY FOR COCOA VALUE CHAIN

KOA IMPACT GHANA LIMITED

 

  1. SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

COCOA LIFE – ESP

KOA IMPACT GHANA LIMITED

TOUTON GHANA

 

  1. SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAMME OF THE YEAR

COCOA LIFE GHANA

FAIRTRADE AFRICA

KOA IMPACT GHANA LIMITED

RAINFOREST ALLIANCE

 

  1. SUSTAINABILITY PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

ERNEST DWAMENA (TOUTON GHANA)

YAA PEPRAH AMEKUDZI (COCOA LIFE GHANA)

YAYRATOR GLOVER (YAYRA GLOVER LIMITED)

 

32. INSURANCE COMPANY OF THE YEAR

GLICO GENERAL
IMPERIAL GENERAL
PRIME INSURANCE
SERENE INSURANCE
UNIQUE INSURANCE

 

33. VALUE ADDITION COMPANY OF THE YEAR

DECOKRAFT LIMITED
FAIRAFRIC GHANA

 

 

34. SHIPPING LINE OF THE YEAR

MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING COMPANY (MSC)
MAERSK LINE
GRIMALDI GROUP
CMA CGM
COSCO SHIPPING

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