The Cocoa Processing Corporation (CPC) Confined, producers of GoldenTree Cocoa Chocolate and other confectionery products and solutions, has opened a revenue outlet at Kasoa to aid access to its goods in the locality.
The opening of the outlet coincided with the celebration of this year’s Earth Heart Day on the concept: “Use Coronary heart to Conquer Cardiovascular Ailments.”
The Running Director of CPC, Nana Agyenim Boateng I, explained the profits outlet would make certain that traders and individuals bought their provides conveniently with no owning to vacation to Accra or Tema for the items.
He declared the CPC’s intention to undertake the Environment Coronary heart Day, celebrated on September 29 every single calendar year, and localise it as the “Royals Coronary heart Day.”
“As a company, we have decided on our flagship and well-liked GOLDENTREE products and solutions, particularly Darkish Chocolate with 70 for each cent, 80 per cent and 90 per cent Cocoa Solids and the Royals Normal Cocoa Powder as the products and solutions of concentrate for this year’s Globe Coronary heart Day celebration,” he said.
The Managing Director stated as producers of the world’s top quality and superior excellent GoldenTree Cocoa and Chocolate Confectionery products, CPC carried a great responsibility of having involved in the avoidance and control of Cardiovascular Illnesses.
He claimed the goods promoted overall health and properly-becoming as they ended up generated from 100 for each cent top quality Ghana Cocoa devoid of any Cocoa butter substitutes.
Nana Agyenim Boateng claimed primarily based on that their items ended up authentic and offered shoppers with unadulterated entry to all the wellness added benefits of cocoa.
He reported health-related experts were persuaded that about 80 for every cent of untimely deaths from heart conditions and stroke could be prevented by managing danger factors these kinds of as tobacco use, unhealthy food plan and bodily inactivity.
“It is also on document that Cardiovascular Ailment (CVD), that is ailments of the coronary heart and stroke, statements about 17.9 million life every single year”.
He emphasised the want for the Working day to be used to galvanise men and women to take motion to avoid and control the condition.
“World Coronary heart Working day, hence, offers an option for men and women, households, communities and Governments all over the entire world to unite in the fight in opposition to CVD,” he explained, and that “Fighting CVD is everybody’s business.”
The Handling Director also referred to as on people, groups, municipal assemblies and overall health employees to sign up for the noble hard work by acquiring concerned in educational and other things to do that promoted much better heart health.
That, he reported, include things like the sharing of information and facts on overall health benefits of cocoa with the check out to ensuring its popular intake among both the young and the aged.
Dr Florence Akomea of the National Cardiovascular Illness Centre and Dr Edward Amporful, Main Pharmacist, Cocoa Clinic, took turns to educate the public on normal heart overall health and urged them to involve cocoa solutions in their weight loss plans to improve their well being.