Cargill in Ghana
Cargill has been sourcing cocoa from Ghana for over 40 years and in 2008 opened its state-of-the-art cocoa processing facility in Tema. Today the company has around 400 permanent and contracted employees processing cocoa products to service food and confectionary customers locally and around the world. Additionally, our animal nutrition business provides aqua feed which is supporting Ghana’s tilapia fish industry.
- Production of cocoa products including cocoa butter, cake and powder
- Animal nutrition (aqua feed)
2013 Cargill renewed partnership with CARE to support cocoa farmers in Ghana to increase incomes of farming families and improve primary education for over 12,500 children
2012 Launch of The Cargill Cocoa Promise, a global commitment to improve the livelihoods of farmers and their communities and to secure a long-term supply of cocoa
2010 Cargill announced a three-year U.S. $5 million commitment to support sustainable cocoa in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire
2008 Cargill officially opened its U.S. $100 million cocoa processing facility
Cargill is committed to operating responsibly as we pursue our goal to be the global leader in nourishing people. We are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way; reducing our environmental impact; and improving the communities where we live and work.
The Cargill Cocoa Promise is our global commitment to support long-term sustainable cocoa production to make a difference to the lives of farmers and their communities, while meeting the growing global demand for better quality, sustainable cocoa beans. In Ghana we are working with COCOBOD, Solidaridad and Akuafo Adamfo (a Licensed Cocoa-Buying Company) to provide support and training to almost 15,000 farmers to improve their livelihoods, encourage better farming standards and increase yields. Additionally we improving access to healthcare and education for local communities through our partnership with CARE, which is enabling more children to benefit from primary education and providing nutrition education to thousands of children and parents in cocoa growing communities.
Cargill Ghana Limited
Tema Free Zones Enclave, Tema
PMB 251 Community 1
Tel: 233 303 318 370