Created on 20/01/2015 under NF21 N° 268 Vol2/15, by decree ZF N° 34/17/MIT/SAZOF, CAJOU DU CENTRE has been approved to the status of the free zone. It is an agro-industrial complex for the production and processing of organic cashew nuts into organic cashew kernels. Located 12 km from the city of Sokodé precisely in the village of Sagbadéi, the Company has an exploitable surface of 2000 ha of which 553 ha are exploited for the production of cashew nuts certified organic by ECOCERT SA since 2019. It has also a cashew nut processing plant into cashew kernels with a capacity of 9,000 tons of raw nuts equivalent to 1,800 tons of cashew kernels per year. Its various value chains employ 500 people, 80% of whom are women.
Committed to the quality approach since its creation, in particular by the layout of its premises which respects the principle of the forward movement of HACCP, solidly implemented and maintained by a team of professionals on site, CAJOU DU CENTRE has obtained the ACA seal certificate (Africa Cashew Aliance) which is a benchmark African standard for the production and processing of cashew nuts. It is also committed to the implementation of a quality approach in accordance with the ISO 9001 standard and is moving towards ISO 22000
The management staff of the company mainly consists of the Principal Manager, who is the founder and his collaborators