As a result of MACEFCOOP's strengths, it now offers the following situation and benefits:
Trained Staff: Staff have been trained how to produce and purchase good quality cocoa and coffee.
Quality Processes: Quality monitoring teams operate alongside storekeepers to verify quality of produce purchased and ensure that criteria are known and understood by the farmers.
Quality Product: Cocoa and coffee quality conforms to, or exceeds, export contract requirements.
Organic Coffee: No chemicals are used for coffee production
A cocoa cut test at the MACEFCOOP central factory
Sorting, mixing and re-bagging cocoa
Fairtrade: Registered in the Fairtrade Register since 2000
Economies: Subsidized inputs are sold to members
Natural drying: Only sun dried produce is marketed
Communications: Mobile telephone networks now provide a better means of telephone communication