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President Akufo-Addo visits 1D1F facility in Akropong

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President Akufo-Addo has visited Akro Farms Ltd., a 1-District 1-Factory (1D1F) initiative at Apasare, in Akwapim North.

The company, which produces fresh and healthy table eggs, chicken feed, broilers, processed chicken and day-old chicks, has completed the first phase of its project with an investment of some GH¢20 million.

Management told the President that the automated Brooder house has a capacity of 40,000 birds, and has an automatic egg collection and packaging system installed to ensure speed and efficiency in our processes.

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Additionally, the farm has a hatchery, with one feed processing unit and warehouse with 400 KVA Industrial Power Generation plant.

The company plans to set up a 16,000 per day capacity meat processing plant for the broiler farm and out grower farmers.

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The company has created both direct and indirect job opportunities for over 1,025 individuals involved in the poultry value chain in Akuapim North and its surrounding districts.

 

 

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