Source: Afrik 21, Feb. 2022
HRD Industries, a company specializing in the processing of agricultural products, will recover cashew nut shells into oil and bio-charcoal in the Glo-Djigbé-Zè Industrial Zone (GDIZ-Zè) in Benin. Construction of the plant will begin in September 2022.
The project was announced on February 16, 2022 by officials of Glo-Djigbé-Zè, the industrial zone developed in Benin by the Company for Investment and Promotion of Industry-Benin (Sipi-Benin). It is a joint venture between Arise Integrated Industrial Platforms (Arise IIP) and the Republic of Benin. HRD Industries will build a new plant that will produce oil and bio-charcoal from cashew waste.