29.7 C
Port Moresby
June 22, 2021
Bougainville News

AROB cocoa on high demand

Share the News

By Lillian Keneqa – EMTV News, Port Moresby

 

Steven and Elizabeth Saveke, award-winning cocoa producers of the 2018 Bougainville Chocolate Festival, have returned to Bougainville with word that chocolate makers in Australia want more of cocoa beans from Bougainville after two weeks in the country.

The couple were in Melbourne, Australia to attend the ‘Taste and Tell’ event which is part of a wider initiative to promote PNG’s expanding cocoa industry.

The Saveke’s met with seven companies in Melbourne who had been given 20 kgs of their cocoa beans, which were turned into various chocolate products.

During their time there, they went to the Old Victorian Markets to see the fresh produce section and the processes of packaging, product presentation, identification of the product and its delivery.

They also visited several chocolate shops, eating and observing and learning about the chocolate presentation at the retail level.

Related posts

Nationwide 2016 Electoral Roll Update Program Launched

EMTV Online

More Education Infrastructure Needed

EMTV Online

Relief Supplies for Earthquake Affected Communities Arrive in the Country

Staycey Yalo
error: Content is protected !!