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Federated Commodities Ltd - Financing a cocoa bean buying company with a social focus

Federated Commodities Ltd

Financing a cocoa bean buying company with a social focus

Ghana

Federated Commodities Ltd (Fedco) buys cocoa beans from smallholder cocoa farmers organised into regional societies. The company sells cocoa to the Ghana Cocoa Board, the sole exporter of cocoa beans in Ghana.

Fedco is a locally-owned family business with a strong social focus; it has a code of conduct on child labour, it implements community benefit projects and has UTZ quality certification ensuring its UTZ farmers receive higher prices.

Fedco was founded in 1997 and first partnered with Oikocredit in 2016.

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