A success story for Makira Gold with the opening of a chocolate factory in Australia
Brian Atkin, the owner of Makira Gold, has informed the Solomon Star newspaper that he has opened a chocolate factory at Haberfield in Sydney, Australia.
His local company has been buying sola dried cocoa beans from Makira and Guadalcanal cocoa farmers and, in the opening of the factory and the sale of chocolate overseas in partnership with chocolate artisan Jessica Pedemont; one might conclude there will be all-round benefits.
Mr Atkin has said there is also an e-commerce store for online sales with Australia. The wsebsite is www.southpacificccaco.com