logoBC
Yaoundé - 22 October 2019 -
Agribusiness

Barry Callebaut to strengthen investments in Cameroon

Barry Callebaut to strengthen investments in Cameroon
  • Comments   -   Friday, 24 May 2019 09:41

(Business in Cameroon) - Barry Callebaut, a leading cocoa grinder, is planning to strengthen investments in Cameroon to ramp up the country’s cocoa production. In that regard, CEO Antoine de Saint-Affrique, who owns Barry’s local subsidiary -Cameroon Cocoa Industrial Corporation (Sic Cacaos) - met with President Paul Biya on May 22, and with the Economy Minister, Alamine Ousmane Mey, the following day.

Sic Cacaos has being processing cocoa in Cameroon for 70 years now. With the authorities, we discussed how we can improve both the quality and the volume so that the processing activity continues to flourish and better contribute to Cameroon’s development,” says Antoine de Saint-Affrique.  

According to the economy minister, the collaboration with Barry intends to add value to the sector and enable the country to improve its trade balance by offering quality products at a price that meets the expectations of Cameroonian farmers.

Sic Cacaos ground nearly 53,000 tons of cocoa during the 2017-2018 season, according to latest data.

S.A

cameroon-secondary-education-ministry-sensitizes-the-youth-on-environmental-problems-via-distribution-of-biogas-production-kit
On October 23, Homebiogas, an Israelian renewable energies company, will hand a biogas production kit to Nkol-Eton College in Yaoundé, Cameroon, the...
french-chocolate-maker-puratos-eyes-cameroonian-cocoa
Today October 21, 2019, a delegation of French chocolate maker Puratos was in Ntui, in the Central region, Cameroonian Minister of commerce Luc Magloire...
cameroon-public-treasury-plans-to-issue-card-for-civil-servants-salary-payment
During an interview, on October 21, 2019, Achille Nestor Basahag, director of accounting at the Cameroonian ministry of finance, revealed that in the...
cameroon-xaf3-500-bln-needed-for-the-reconstruction-of-anglophone-regions-rdpc
In Cameroon, more than XAF3,500 billion ($5.9 billion) will be needed to reconstruct the Anglophone regions, Jacques Fame Ndongo (photo), the ruling...

Mags frontpage


Business in Cameroon n80: October 2019

Agribusiness: Brazil ready to show Cameroon the way to higher spheres


Reviewing the state of things in the North and Far North


Investir au Cameroun n90: Octobre 2019

Le coût faramineux de la « crise anglophone »


Décollage réussi pour la Transahélienne de Camair-Co