OUR STORY

FROM A SCHOOL PROJECT, TO THE COCOA FARMS

Niche cocoa

NICHE COCOA

TASTE OF GHANA

Explore the rich heritage and journey of Niche Cocoa, where passion for quality and commitment to sustainability define our story

FROM THE CLASSROOM
TO PROCESSING

In 2002,

Edmund Poku submitted a Business School Project on cocoa processing in Ghana. The encouraging feedback he received from professors, drove him to prepare a business plan for a cocoa liquor processing business in Ghana.

COMMODITIES PROCESSING INDUSTRY LIMITED

In 2007,

Edmund’s business plan was executed and Commodities Processing Industry Limited (CPI) was born with an annual installed capacity of 8,000MT and the aim to process 100% Ghana cocoa beans to cocoa liquor for the export market.

FROM THE CLASSROOM
TO PROCESSING

In 2011,

With the same vision, Niche Cocoa Industry Limited is incorporated 

COMMODITIES PROCESSING INDUSTRY LIMITED

In 2013,

A big step up the cocoa value chain.Niche moves into production of natural cocoa butter and cake.

FROM THE CLASSROOM
TO PROCESSING

In 2016,

Demand increases and another liquor processing plant is installed to support butter production.

COMMODITIES PROCESSING INDUSTRY LIMITED

In 2017,

Niche Confectionery commences
production of chocolate
The Bean-to-Bar dream is realized.

FROM THE CLASSROOM
TO PROCESSING

In 2019,

New liquor line and presses installed bringing our annual processing capacity to
90,000MT.

THE GROWTH OF
NICHE COCOA
Our vision

To be the be a leading African business that delivers on positively impacting our communities and economy through delivering high quality products with global appeal, sourced sustainably.

THE NICHE PROMISE

To deliver great tasting, quality products to both our consumers and customers while ensuring that our products are sustainably sourced, traceable and delivering a positive impact to our economy, our farmers and their communities.

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