Organic cacao powder factory inaugurated in Ba Ria- Vung Tau

14:49 | 09/08/2018 Economy

Amazon Foods Co., Ltd. put into operation a factory to produce cacao powder and chocolate candies of the brand Bapula in Tan Hai commune, Phu My town, Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, on August 5.

Cacao powder and chocolate candies of the brand Bapula - Photo: VNA

According to Ho Si Bao, Director of the company, the factory covers an area of 700 meters square, using a production line of Belgian technology with a capacity of roughly 1 tonnes per month.

The main source of cacao for chocolate production is purchased by farmers in Chau Duc district with an area of about 800 hectares, as well as from the Bapula Ba Ria cocoa cooperative, in Chau Duc district, with an area more than 100 hectares. Cacao cultivation and care practices in the cooperative comply with the organic production standard.

The factory offers products such as cacao beans, cacao powder, chocolate candies such as chocolate with 68 pct cacao, chocolate with 72 pct cacao, chocolate candy with sticky cacao and peanut; Cacao powder 3 in 1, and cacao wine.

In addition, a stopover for visitors was built on the grounds of the factory. Visitors will have a chance to visit and experience the process of making chocolate.

Theo NDO