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Johnvents strengthens commitment to sustainable cocoa production, marketing

Johnvents strengthens commitment to sustainable cocoa production, marketing

…becomes voting member of Federation of Cocoa Commerce

A leading force in Nigeria’s cocoa industry, Johnvents industries, has taken a vocal step towards a thriving and sustainable cocoa future by joining the Federation of Cocoa Commerce (FCC) as a voting member under the Production and Exportation category.

Caroline Omotosho, Managing Director, Johnvents industries Limited, in a statement made available to journalists in Akure on Tuesday, said the membership marks a major milestone for Johnvents Industries Limited, solidifying its commitment to upholding the highest standards of ethical and transparent trade practices – a principle that benefits all stakeholders within the cocoa industry.

“We are incredibly honoured to join the FCC’s esteemed network of over 193 companies, representing every sector of the global cocoa industry.

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“This platform offers a unique opportunity to collaborate with industry leaders and collectively shape the future of cocoa production and trade, for the mutual benefit of Africa and the global market.

“Beyond elevating our standing in the international market, this voting membership empowers us to advocate for policies and practices that promote sustainable growth and development throughout the cocoa sector. At Johnvents Industries Limited, we are firmly dedicated to ensuring ethical sourcing practices, encouraging sustainable cocoa farming methods, and delivering the highest quality cocoa products to customers worldwide”, she said.

Peter van den Hengel, the international trade director at Johnvents industries, who also spoke on the development said; “We are confident that this membership will unlock new avenues for growth, collaboration, and positive impact within the cocoa sector. Johnvents Industries limited looks forward to actively contributing to FCC initiatives alongside industry leaders, focusing on key areas such as sustainable development, innovation, and market expansion. We look forward to shaping a brighter future for cocoa production and trade, one that benefits both Africa and the global market.”