China invents cocoa machine 1yr in business as Ghana still does hand-cracking after 140yrs

China invents cocoa machine 1yr in business as Ghana still does hand-cracking after 140yrs

- China has started producing cocoa and in a short time, a machine has been invented to mechanize the process

- This is in contrast with Ghana where cocoa has been produced for more than 140 years with no technological advancement to aid the process

- YEN.com.gh has gathered some reactions to a video of the machine that has hit social media

Trending topics on the go: How we write news at YEN.com.gh

A video of a cocoa peeling machine invented in China has surfaced on social media in Ghana following recent reports that China might soon be producing more cocoa than Ghana.

In the footage sighted by YEN.com.gh on the Twitter handle of Saddick Adams, the machine is simply stacked with the full cocoa fruit in a shoot.

Within seconds, the husk is removed from the beans mixed with the fruit.

This has warranted several comments as Ghana started producing cocoa in 1878 when Tetteh Quarshie brought the beans to Ghana and no such technological advancement has been made to assist the farmers.

Read also

Ghanaian in US challenges Twene Jonas with video of dirty New York province

See the video below:

See some of the reactions below:

@KosuaNeMako asked:

How much do they even get?
When was the last time you heard of subsidized fertilizers?
Charley let's call a spade a spade and not a big spoon... You haven't happened to work on a cocoa farm before I guess

@lanstyan said:

The Agric Minister said he is not worried kraaa about China or any other country producing Cocoa cos Ghana's Cocoa Is premium quality forgetting that we the (big English) people do not buy Cocoa and that the world market is not controlled by the Agric ministry.

@_Abdulkarim_10 indicated:

Herrr! This one go me dred... Complacency and dirty politics have finally betrayed us. We taught we were doing it to benefit us individually forgetting we were selling our country and retarding progress.
Well here we are! Ayeekoo to the lazy stomach leaders!

Read also

Photos drop as Criss Waddle opens up his multi-million real estate project

In a separate report, a gentleman from Ghana living in the United States has made a video to counter Twene Jonas who became famous for creating videos to suggest that the United States is just another version of heaven on earth.

In the footage that is currently going viral, the young man whose name is not disclosed recorded the surroundings of a province in New York city called Bronx.

In the video, rubbish could be seen scattered on the floor with the streets looking really dirty, suggesting that they had not been cleaned or attended to in a long time.

Enjoy reading our stories? Join YEN.com.gh's Telegram channel!

Download YEN's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with all major Ghana news

Source: Yen.com.gh

Online view pixel