Two firms sign MOA for mass production of cacao dry beans PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 14:34

Zamboanga City’s Golden Beans Eco-Agro Producers Cooperative has signed  a memorandum of agreement with KENNEMER Food, Inc. of Davao City for the  mass production of Cacao dry beans.
The signing of the agreement was held at Astoria Hotel on May 23, 1014 under the theme “ Cacao for Health and Wealth”.
KENNEMER Food  Inc. Chief Executive Officer Simon Bakker personally came to Zamboanga City to sign the MOA with officials of Golden Beans Eco -Agro Producers Cooperative.
Under the agreement, KENNEMER Foods Inc. will supply Cacao seedlings to the cooperative for a long term period. Once the Cacao trees will produce beans, the Agro -Cooperative will supply the cacao to KENNEMER.
The area of plantation for the mass production of cacao beans is somewhere in Barangay La Paz.
KENNEMER is a mass producersof cacao beans that supply the world market.
Cacao beans are used are for food, chocolate, medicinesa nd cosmetic production.
Several months ago, KENNEMER also signed an agreement with the Lamitan City Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Cooperative (LARBECO ) for the mass production of cacao beans. With similar term, KENNEMER will supply top quality cacao seedlings to the Lamitan cooperative.
An officer of KENNEMER disclosed that their focus of mass production of cacao beans is in the Philippines because cacao produced in the country possesses top and excellent quality. — Allen Abastillas