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Mount Pleasant Farms To Capitalise on Cocoa Products

Calling Farmers | September 27, 2019
Chocolate has several health benefits. Mount Pleasant Farms is capitalising on this fact, processing their cocoa crops into healthy snacks and beauty products. All taking place on their organic cocoa farm. We tell you all about their operations on today’s edition of calling farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
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