Radio Programme

New Cocoa Prices & New Measures being Implemented to Combat Frosty Pod Disease

Calling Farmers | August 12, 2019
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, has announced that the price of cocoa payable to farmers is to be increased. The Minister made the announcement while addressing the 67th annual Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show in May Pen, Clarendon, on August 5. He says the price per box will move from 2,600 dollars to 3,000 dollars per box, adding that more is in store as the government continues to support the nation’s farmers.
Presenter: Anthony Morgan
Producer: Anthony Morgan
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