Palm oil producers to fight against counterfeit oil in the market through digitalization
President of the Artisanal Palm Oil Millers and Outgrowers Association, Paul Amaning reiterated that his team, in conjunction with the Food And Drugs Authority (FDA), has made a tremendous effort in bringing digital technology to the oil industry. palm oil to combat the Sudan IV dye threat.
He said that as part of the measures to combat fake palm oil in Ghanaian markets, the introduction of digitization and traceability would help eliminate this bogus method from the system in the country.
Paul Amaning believed that introducing digital technology into the palm oil space would also ensure an authentic and healthy palm oil product for the global market.
Training activities take place in Boadua, Kade, Asuom, New Abirem, Akokoaso, Juaben, Twifo Prado and Twifo Heman.
The Food And Drugs Authority and Artisanal Palm Oil Millers and Outgrowers Association have developed an app for the App Store and Play Store to allow consumers to track the source of palm oil and its producers before purchasing or consumption, all with the aim of getting rid of Sudan. IV Palm oil tincture.
According to Paul Amaning, the palm oil industry will adopt this digital approach to ensure that all its producers produce pure and hygienic palm oil to help Ghana meet global market specifications.
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), in collaboration with Artisanal Palm Oil Millers and Outgrowers Association of Ghana, has launched a two-week digital training program starting May 23, 2022 for palm oil processors to achieve high quality oil palm production in the country.
The effort, which is expected to improve market access for workers in the palm oil value chain in producing districts, would also ensure that finished products meet local and international market standards.