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Ghana Buys 23,000 Tons of Cocoa From Farmers in Week to June 16

June 29, 2011

June 29 (Bloomberg) -- Ghana bought 23,000 metric tons of cocoa from farmers in the week through June 16, the first week of the light crop season, said Kwabena Asante-Poku, the deputy chief executive officer of Ghana Cocoa Board.

Purchases from farmers for the 12-week season will probably reach about 80,000 tons, Asante-Poku said in a phone interview today.

To contact the reporter on this story: Moses Mozart Dzawu in Accra at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Gordon Bell at

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