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RD$100 million for Hato Mayor chocolate factory

President Danilo Medina has announced that the Specialized Fund for Farm Development (FEDA) will be providing RD$100 million in funding for the construction of a chocolate processing plant in the eastern province of Hato Mayor. The factory will be installed in the premises of the Bloque Este de Asociaciones de Productores de Cacao, the cacao-producers association based in Vicentillo. President Danilo Medina met with the producers yesterday, Sunday, 2 November 2014.

National Cacao Producers Confederation (Conacado) regional manager Bernardo Jimenez said the measure would benefit more than 2,000 cacao farmers organized in 29 affiliated associations.

Source: DR1, DiarioLibre

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