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Cocoa Producers Group of SVG to hold General Meeting Saturday


The Inaugural General Meeting of the Cocoa Producers Group of SVG will be held this Saturday.{{more}}

A release from the interim chair Oscar Allen said the meeting will be held on Saturday, May 17, at Frenches House from 2 p.m.

Keynote speaker will be Eric Reid, a cocoa and chocolate entrepreneur from the Dominican Republic and the USA.

According to the release, Reid is CEO and founder of SPAGnVOLA, a high quality chocolate manufacturing and distribution company.

“He provides technical assistance to a new Chocolate Making Initiative in one of the States in Nigeria. He has also begun to partner with a Caribbean Agri-Business network with a focus on Cocoa. Mr Reid will bring his experience to the Cocoa Growers and will guide our farmers in the Chocolate enterprise,” the release said.

Farmers and other interested persons are invited to attend.