Friday, April 6, 2012

The management of Cargill Ghana Limited, a cocoa processing company based in Tema, has presented a cheque of GH¢5,000 to support this year’s Joy FM Easter Soup Kitchen.

The annual social event tagged by Communications Minister, Haruna Iddrisu, as the most touching social intervention event by any media station in the country, feeds, cloths and provides medical support to thousands of porters and street children in the nation’s capital.

Several outfits, including Cargill Ghana Limited, have poured in their support for this year’s event which comes off Sunday, April 8 at the Efua Sutherland Children’s Park.

The company represented by its Managing Director, Kojo Amoo-Gottfried, Human Resource Manager, Francis Yohuno, and Head of CSR, Suzanne Van-den-langenberg, presented the cheque during an interview on the Super Morning Show with Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah Friday.

According to Kojo Amoo-Gottfriend, the move is part of the company’s corporate social responsibility to give back to society.

Francis Yohuno added that in their bid to enhance the reading skills and knowledge of Ghanaians, the company was embarking on Book for Africa Project to donate books to several institutions in the country.

Cargill Ghana Limited donates GH¢5,000 towards Joy FM Easter Soup Kitchen
Staff of Cargill Ghana Limited, L-R: Kojo Amoo-Gottfried, Francis Yohuno, Suzanne Van-den-langenberg, with Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah

Cargill, an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services, announced its presence in Ghana in 2007.

The company currently has a state-of-the-art cocoa processing facility processing 65,000 metric tons of cocoa beans according to the highest food safety standards.

Cargill Ghana Limited, which employs more than 200 people, has become a real asset in supplying high quality cocoa powders and cocoa butter to global food manufacturers for use in products like chocolate, biscuits, chocolate drinks and ice cream all over the world.

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