After many months of planning, we can finally share the news: Our product range and our production hall in our factory in Amanase are getting a new addition. Very soon our fair organic chocolate will not only be available in bars, but also in the form of chocolate drops!
To make this dream come true, fairafric has invested in a so-called dropline, which is a machine that can produce chocolate drops in different sizes and high quantities. Our machine in Amanase can produce drops with a weight of at least one and at most 1.9 grams. Our largest chocolate drops are approximately the size of a €2 coin. Depending on the intended use, we can now produce different drop sizes and package them in large quantities.
In order to operate the line and pack the drops, additional operator positions, assistant positions, and packaging positions will be created in Ghana. Until the end of 2022, we expect to have eight to ten new jobs for this. And we will also fill a new sales position in Germany just for this purpose. So the dropline does not only create new products, but also many new exciting jobs at fairafric!
But why do we actually want to produce drops?
A big advantage of chocolate drops is that they are much easier to process, as they melt faster than chocolate bars and do not need to be crushed.
Especially for fairafric customers like Meister Küfner, who coats his delicious handmade organic nut pastries with our chocolate, the drops are ideal. But also all hobby bakers, chocolate chip cookie fans and chocolate fondue lovers can look forward to more fun and variety in their favorite chocolatey dishes. Three different types of chocolate drops with 43%, 70% and 80% cocoa will soon be produced in our factory – so we will offer something for every taste!
You will soon be able to buy the drops in our online store, but also in zero-waste stores and from other business partners. Sales are expected to start in early 2022. Of course we will keep you up to date on all our channels!
We are really looking forward to it – are you?