Cameroon Begins Construction of “Chocolat Rouge” Factory in Obala

The Minister of Commerce, Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana, launched the construction of the “Chocolat Rouge” factory in Obala. This initiative is supported by SAS MANTA, led by Olivier Bordais.

The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by Gabriel Mbairobe, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, and several other notable officials.

This project, valued at nearly 1.5 million euros, spans 3000 square meters and aims to produce high-end chocolate “Made in Cameroon.”

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Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana emphasized that this project aligns with government’s vision of attracting both national and international investors to harness Cameroon’s vast potential.

This factory is expected to position Cameroon not just as an exporter of high-quality finished products but also to tap into regional and international markets, particularly within the African Continental Free Trade Area.

Olivier Bordais decided to invest in Cameroon following a meeting with the Minister of Commerce on November 15, 2023. He praised Cameroon as a promising opportunity rather than a risk, highlighting its stable institutions and favorable environment for business.

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For cocoa producers in the Lékié basin, this factory symbolizes the value of their hard work. It offers a sustainable, short supply chain model promoting shared profitability and social sustainability.

This initiative aligns perfectly with the National Development Strategy 2020-2030, aiming for structural transformation of the economy through local resource valorization.

Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana invited more investors to join in similar ventures, stressing the government’s readiness to support new investments in this strategic sector.

He concluded with optimism, looking forward to future projects that will further Cameroon’s economic growth and development.

Olivier Bordais, accompanied by a delegation of French chocolatiers and confectioners, praised the exceptional quality of Cameroonian cocoa beans, calling them a “jewel.” The first stone has been laid, and the market eagerly awaits the arrival of “Chocolat Rouge.”

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