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26 companies, 4 individuals awarded at the 2021 Ghana Agriculture and Agro-processing Awards

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 Source: Stephen Ofosu, Contributor

The Ghana Agriculture and Agro-Processing Awards have awarded som 26 companies and individuals for the immense contribution they have made towards the success of the Agricultural sector.

The awards brings together players of the agriculture and agro-processing industry and recognizes achievements of individuals and companies that play a significant role in the development of the agribusiness sectors while recognizing the key functions within the industry that promote standards.

The event was graced by the Hon. Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, Former Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture and H.E Abdulfatah Ahmed Khali Alsattari, Consular of the PalestineEmbassy Ghana.

Hon. Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, Former Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture highlighted that “the total aquaculture production as of August 2018 was 62,718mtas against an end period target of 88,512mt. Tilapia and catfish production contributed 90.3% and 9.7% of total aquaculture production respectively for the reporting period”

She encouraged that investors should seek to invest in the different opportunities in the Fisheries and Aquaculture as well as the agriculture sectors.

She highlighted that “This event serves to highlight the need for every organization to strive to achieve excellence within the agriculture and agro-processing sectors and become competitive for the greater good of our economy.

The CEO of JRA Cosmetics Limited, Mrs Jane Reason Akushika Ahadzie, was adjudged the Industrialist of the year, Mr Rahul Gopinath (CEO) Ecom Ghana, was pronounced as the Outstanding Corporate Personality of The Year, Mr Obed Asante (CEO) Ghana Nuts Company limited, was awarded Outstanding Business Leader of The Year and Hon. Elizabeth Afoley Quaye (Former Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture has adjudged the Outstanding Contributions to Agribusiness.

Yayra Glover Limited won the Outstanding Organic Cocoa Exporter of the year, while Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) won Outstanding Agribusiness Development Partner of the year.

Top businesses and individuals were honoured at the 2021 Ghana Agriculture and Agro-processing Awards held at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra on 9th April 2021.

Below is the list of winners

Eco Index Agro Solutions Limited - Best Growing Agro Input Company of the year

Mr Kitchen Ghana - Outstanding Food Ingredient Producer of the year

Crop Doctor Limited - Outstanding Agro Inputs Company of the year

BisaWorld Limited - Agro Brand Of The Year- Bisa Chili Pepper

Agriseed Limited - Outstanding Horticultural Seeds Company of the year

Agroecom Ghana Limited - Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Company Of The Year

Yara Ghana Limited - Outstanding Agro-Chemicals Company of the year

Tinatett Herbal Company - Outstanding Herbal Medicine of the year

Boris B’s Farms & Veterinary Supplies Gh Ltd - Outstanding Animal Feed Distributor of the year

M G Farms And Trading Limited - Organic Solo Papaya Exporter of the year

Addfra Limited - Outstanding Agro - Distributor of the year

Unicom Commodity Ghana - Best Growing LBC of the year

Samartex Timber & Plywood Co. Limited - Outstanding Wood Processing Company of the year

Yayra Glover Limited - Outstanding Organic Cocoa Exporter of the year

Achievers Food Limited - Fast Growing Nutritional Food Brand of the year – Daliha

Agrisolve Ghana - Outstanding Agro App of the year – Green Connect

Raanan Fish Feed West Africa Limited - Outstanding Fish Feed Producer of the year

Tree Global Ghana Limited - Agricultural Nursery Service Provider of the year

Ghana Export Promotion Authority - Outstanding Trade Facilitation Company of the year

Bavako Farms - Diversified Farm of the year

Kiteko Ghana Limited – Outstanding Haulage Company Of The Year

Meannan Foods Ltd. - Diversified Agro-Processing Company Of The Year

Plot Enterprise Ghana Ltd – Outstanding Cocoa Processor of the year

JRA Cosmetics Limited – Outstanding Manufacturing Innovation Award

Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) - Outstanding Agribusiness Development Partner of the year

Source: Stephen Ofosu, Contributor