- 2 Ghanaian sisters have succeeded in building a cocoa processing company called 57 Chocolate that makes only handmade chocolates
- The company is only 4 years old but is able to process 1 ton of cocoa beans into 1,000 chocolate bars weekly
- The 2 biological sisters called Kimberly and Priscilla Addison had been living abroad until 2014 when they decided to come down and help develop Ghana through chocolate-making
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Kimberly and Priscilla Addison are two Ghanaian sisters who have built their own cocoa processing company called 57 Chocolate that produces tons of chocolates all made by hand.
According to a short documentary sighted by YEN.com.gh on DW.com, the 57 Chocolate sisters had been living abroad until 2014 when they decided to return to Ghana and rather help the country.
In 2016, the Addisons started 57 chocolate and only four years on, the company is able to process 1 ton of cocoa to produce 1,000 handmade chocolates on a weekly basis.
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Demand on their products is so high that they are able to export to Asia, America, Europe and other parts of Africa.
According to the biological sisters, there are great plans to grow the business massively, start using high-tech machines and employ many more Ghanaians into the business.
"Unfortunately, there is unemployment and chocolate can be a great way to create jobs for the youth so that we keep them on the continent, keep them working and show them that there is value in adding value to the cocoa bean, here in Ghana," one of the sisters said in an interview.
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In other news regarding Ghanaians and their amazing exploits, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Dr Hadi Abdallah has become one of the few neurosurgeons from West Africa after coming from a very humble background at Nungua Zongo and being the 10th of 12 children.
A news report by Myjoyonline.com indicates that out of the 17 neurosurgeons to be trained in West Africa, Dr Abdallah comes from 11 that have been trained in Ghana.
Describing his humble background, the doctor indicates that from his family only one of his sisters was able to make it to high school as all the girls who came before his senior sister had never even sat in a classroom before.
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