First Shipment of Honduran Cacao to Switzerland
The first cocoa shipment would be sent by the end of October for Swiss company Chocolats Halba.
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
The contract with the European company was signed in May, and the first shipments will correspond to the 2009/10 harvest, said Aníbal Ayala, president of the Honduran Cacao Growers Association.
Through a marketing agreement among producers in Honduras, cocoa will be exported jointly to the Swiss Company, Chocolats Halba.
The International Congress on Sustainable Fine Cocoa Production will take place in Nicaragua on 9th and 10th of March 2016.
Promotion is being given to exports to China of organic cocoa-based foods, chocolate confectionery, unsweetened cocoa powder and cocoa paste.
Central American producers are invited to attend the Regional Cocoa Forum on August 17 and 18 in the Expocentre in San Pedro Sula.
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