Ghana is participating in this year’s International Tea and Coffee Expo which is taking place in Hangzhou, China.
Minister of Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto led a 20-member delegation to promote Ghanaian chocolate and other cocoa products to Chinese consumers.
The delegation included a strong contingent from Cocoa Processing Company, Ghana Cocobod, Private Cocoa Processor Plotte Limited from Takoradi, MOFA, Ministry of Trade and others.
The Ghana stand became the toast of the Expo with hundreds of Chinese visitors streaming through to taste Ghana’s cocoa products.
The stand was also visited by the Chinese Minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs Mr. Han Changfu and his vice Dr Qu Dongyu.
A Ghanaian dancing troupe treated the huge crowds with some traditional tunes – the organisers of the Expo however confirmed Ghana stand as the most popular