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