Ivory Coast – Cocoa Processing


CABOZ AG is a company producing high quality cocoa focusing on socially responsible and environmental friendly production.

In order to ensure the high quality standards of the cocoa, CABOZ AG is investing in training of farmers. This increases the quality of the product and the efficiency of the processing, doubling the production. The in-house fermentation and drying also reduces the transport weight of the goods considerably.
The loan from the SECO Start-up was used to purchase equipment, trucks and materials.

Development Impact

Creation of 24 permanent positions, 5 seasonal employment opportunities and contracted 1’362 farmers.
Specialized training of farmers.