September 24, 2020
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Akufo-Addo commended for commissioning Ekumfi Fruits and Juices factory

The Board of Directors and Management of Ekumfi Fruits and Juices Limited have commended President Nana Akufo-Addo for commissioning the Ekumfi fruit juice processing factory.

In a statement signed by the company’s Chief Operating Officer, Frederick Kobbyna Acquaah, management and staff of the company were grateful to the President for his vision to industrialize the country.

“On the occasion of the official commissioning of the fruit juice processing factory of the Ekumfi Fruits and Juices Limited on Friday 21st August 2020, the Board of Directors, Management and Staff of Ekumfi Fruits and Juices Ltd wish to express our profound gratitude to God Almighty and to H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo also known as Nana Oyeadze Nokwarfo I of Ekumfi Traditional Area, for his vision, unflinching support, direction and passion to industrialise Ghana through the One District-One-Factory Programme of which Ekumfi Fruits and Juices Ltd is proudly, the first,” the statement noted.

The management also commended Odeefo Akyin VIII, Paramount Chief of Ekumfi Traditional Area, under whose auspices the commissioning of the factory was held, and all the paramount chiefs who were invited to grace the occasion.

President Nana Akufo-Addo commissioned the Ekumfi Fruits and Juices factory on 21st August 2020.

The project was initiated under the One-District-One-Factory initiative.

The factory is a wholly-owned Ghanaian company and has one of the most modern, automated agro-processing plants in the country.

The factory processes 100% natural juices in three great variants Pineapple, Pine-Ginja and Pine-Tropic under the brand names Ekumfi pure juice and Eku Juice.

Below is the full statement from the management of the factory:

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On the occasion of the official commissioning of the fruit juice processing factory of the EKUMFI FRUITS AND JUICES LTD on Friday 21st August, 2020, the Board of Directors, Management and Staff
of Ekumfi Fruits and Juices Ltd wish to express our profound gratitude to God Almighty and to H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo also known as Nana Oyeadze Nokwarfo I of Ekumfi Traditional Area,
for his vision, unflinching support, direction and passion to industrialise Ghana through the OneDistrict-One-Factory Programme of which Ekumfi Fruits and Juices Ltd is proudly, the first.

We are grateful to Odeefo Akyin VIII, Paramount Chief of Ekumfi Traditional Area, under whose auspices the commissioning of the factory was held, and all the paramount chiefs who were invited
to grace the occasion. We are indeed humbled.

Special thanks to the following, without whom the project would not have been possible:
Hon Gifty Ohene Konadu, the National coordinator, One-District-One-Factory, for her dedication, sacrifice and enviably, her personal involvement in our project and the One-District-One-Factory secretariat.

The CEO, Board of Directors and Management of Ghana Exim bank who financed the project.

The CEO, Board of Directors and Management of Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) for enrolling the Company on a programme to receive planting materials (pineapple suckers), in support of our raw material base.

Ekumfi Pineapple Outgrowers Association, Ekumfi Greenfields and Foods Ghana Ltd

The Central Regional Minister, Hon Kwamena Duncan and His Deputy Hon Adjei Baffour

The Member of Parliament of Ekumfi, and Deputy Minister of Fisheries, Hon Francis Kingsley Ato Codjoe

The District Chief Executive, Hon Benard Bright Grant, and the District Assembly

Central Region Industrial Development Agenda We acknowledge the immense support and cooperation of the following government organs

Ministry of Agriculture
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Ministry of Energy Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Food and Drugs Authority (FDA)
Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG)
Ghana water company (GWC)

We cherish the continuous support and cooperation of the Chiefs and People of Ekumfi.

We are grateful to the people of Ghana.

May God bless us all and our nation Ghana, and continue to make Her great and strong.

Thank you
Sincerely,
FREDERICK KOBBYNA ACQUAAH,
For EKUMFI FRUITS AND JUICES LTD

 

 

 

 

Source: Business