Ghana Cocoa Board using biodiesel to replace mineral diesel in disinfestations activities

April 3, 2019 |

In Ghana, Quality Control Company Limited, a subsidiary of the Ghana Cocoa Board, purchased biodiesel earlier this year to dilute Ultra Low Volume (ULV) insecticides for disinfestations activities of cocoa replacing traditional oil-based diluents. The use of biodiesel is being evaluated in accordance with international standards as well as ensuring value for money. A recent controversy accused the QCC of using vegetable oil for dilution of insecticides by the company issued a press release clarifying the use of biodiesel rather than edible oils.

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