PLAYERS in the fruit, vegetables and horticulture industry are set to converge at the premises of the department of Parks and Gardens in Accra today for this year’s Fruit and Vegetable Fair.
The Fair themed : ‘Harnessing the Gains of the Horticulture Sector – with focus on the Africa Continental Free Trade Area,’ is under the aegis of Ghana Vegetables in partnership with the Horticulture Business Platform under the Ghana Netherlands Business and Culture Council.
In a statement issued on Tuesday, the organisers rallied food producers, agro-input distributors, transporters, financial institutions, cold storage service providers, exporters, importers, insurance service providers and aggregators of fresh fruit and vegetable, looking to connect with the right actors and stakeholders in the horticultural sector to patronise the fair in their numbers .
“Be at this year’s Ghana fruit and vegetable fair happening from September 27th to 29th 2023 at Parks and Gardens in Accra,” the statement urged industry players and visitors alike.
Other partners include the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Green Label Ghana, Ghana Association of Vegetable Exporters and the Vegetable Producers and Exporters Association of Ghana.
President of Ghana Vegetables, Dr Felix Mawuli Kamassah was quoted as saying “a healthy workforce of a nation largely depends on the consumption of fruits and vegetables,” stressing the importance of Ghanaians consuming fruits and vegetables and the benefits there in.