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Ghana Buyer to Start Certifying Cocoa Beans, Daily Graphic Says

June 01, 2012

The Ghana Cocoa Board has granted Federated Commodities Ltd., a licensed buyer of the beans, a permit to start a cocoa traceability and certification program, the Daily Graphic reported, citing Managing Director Alhaji Abdul Razak Adamu.

The plan involves tracing the beans to the source of production and ensuring that farmers produce to set standards, the Accra-based newspaper said.

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

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Emily Bowers at

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