TFO Canada confronts the challenge of global poverty by promoting sustainable economic development through export information, advice and contact. TFO Canada facilitates access to the Canadian marketplace and shares Canadian trade expertise for the benefit of smaller exporters in developing countries. Founded in 1980, TFO Canada is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation.
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The Canadian Market is Sweetened with Peruvian Chocolates
The Beginning The Shattell Chocolates Company was established five years ago in Lima, Peru, as a result of Lisi Montoya, the founder of the company, noticing a lack of quality chocolates in the Peruvian market. Montoya, at that time a veteran in the travel industry, had overseas clients lamenting about not being able to find Peruvian chocolates to take back as souvenirs. So she decided to leap to the opportunity the market provided. The Journey Montoya first attempt at making chocolates were not as tasty as she expected so she decided to travel to different cocoa producing cities in the Peruvian Amazon area in order to find the finest cocoa beans for her chocolate bars. In...
The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) is responsible for the facilitation, development and promotion of Ghanaian exports. Founded in 1969, GEPA’s primary focus is to diversify Ghana’s export base into non-traditional categories including agricultural, processed goods and handicrafts. It’s goal is to ensure Ghana’s export trade contributes to accelerated economic growth through strategic marketing of Made-in-Ghana products in the competitive global economy.