The winner of the International Cocoa Award, David Junior Kebu will finally receive his award this Saturday in Honiara.
Mr Kebu’s cocoa sample was sponsored early this year by the Australian Government to enter the International Cocoa of Excellence Programme.
David is a farmer from Guadalcanal and his cocoa sample was selected out of samples from 145 countries around the world.
He was among 17 recipients from around the world to snatch the award.
This Saturday’s ceremony will include the Australian High Commissioner, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Cocoa Exporters, representatives from the Pacific Horticultural and Agriculture Market Access Program and other key stakeholders.