The Ghana Tourism Authority in collaboration with COCOBOD and Cocoa Processing Company (CPC) will celebrate the National Chocolate Week under the theme “EAT CHOCOLATE, STAY HEALTHY, GROW GHANA” and sub themed: “EXPLORE GHANA, EAT CHOCOLATE ”.
Yesterday, the Ghana Tourism Authority, Ghana Cocoa Board and partners under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, launched the 2024 National Chocolate Week Celebration at the Accra Tourist Information Centre (ATIC).
This year’s celebration is under the theme: “Eat Chocolate🍫, Stay Healthy💪🏾, Grow Ghana 🇬🇭” and sub-theme, ‘Explore Ghana, Eat Chocolate’.
Launching the event on behalf of the Minister of Tourism, Hon. Seth Adjei Baah, Board Chairman of the Ghana Tourism Authority said “Ghana is Cocoa and Cocoa is Ghana” and there is the need for Ghanaians to acknowledge all players adding value to cocoa to help grow the economy of Ghana.
On his part, the CEO of the Ghana Tourism Authority, Mr. Akwasi Agyeman asked Ghanaians to embrace cocoa and chocolate, and join in the efforts in positioning Ghana as a cocoa/chocolate destination.
The Deputy CEO of Cocoa Board, Mr. Ray Ankrah, said as part of their efforts to further enhance the already increased consumption levels of cocoa, the COCOBOD has put in place steps to enable artisanal cocoa producers to purchase beans directly from their Cocoa Marketing wing. The Managing Director of CPC, Mr. Kojo Ofori Sarpong assured the public that there would be enough chocolates for everyone this year.