Socak Katana


Socak Katana is a a cocoa cooperative based in Côte d’Ivoire. Located in the North Western Region of Côte d’Ivoire, Socak Katana has over 2,700 members and procures raw cocoa from them before processing, transporting, storing and selling the cocoa beans to local and international buyers. The cooperative also provides other services including technical assistance and training. The cooperative’s production covers the three Ivorian regions of Guemon, Cavally and Tonkpi. Currently, its production capacity is 6,000 metric tons, with 8,400 hectares under cultivation. Socak Katana’s mission is to improve the income and living conditions of cocoa producers and their families by supporting a sustainable approach to cooperative management and transitioning from an informal to an organized system. The cooperative promotes sustainable cocoa production, sells members’ production in the most profitable markets, and educates producers on issues related to gender balance, climate change and child protection.