Angolan coffee attracts businesspeople from Brazil

25 July 2016

A delegation of businesspeople from Brazil from the coffee processing and marketing sector are visiting Angola’s Kwanza Sul province, in order to identify possible partnerships, state newspaper Jornal de Angola reported.

The delegation, led by businessman André Skaff, held a meeting with the governor of Kwanza Sul province, Eusébio Teixeira and administrators of the coffee producing municipalities of Amboim, Seles, Conda, Libolo, Cassongue and Mussende to present a plan for possible partnerships.

The businessman, head of a company linked to coffee in Brazil, Skaf Trade (http://www.skaftrade.com/index.html), said the delegation in Kwanza Sul was seeking out information about the province’s potential for coffee production and expressed optimism about setting up partnerships with local producers.

“We came on an exploratory visit and with figures on the province’s potential in coffee production and we think that in the end we will find routes leading to the establishment of partnerships and business development,” said Skafe.

The delegation also met with the authorities and coffee producers in the municipality of Amboim, where it listened to the problems and challenges surrounding the re-launch of the coffee crop. (macauhub/AO/BR)

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