The Vegetable Producers and Exporters Association of Ghana (VEPEAG) is a national organization duly registered with the Registrar-General. It was established in October 1997 by individual farmers and exporters who came together to produce to raise volumes of export, and also to meet quality standards set by our European buyers. The Association started with fifteen members.
The association assists its members in drawing various business development plans and implementation of effective management programmes in the firms of the industry.
PRODUCT & BUSINESS MARKETING
The association provides marketing information on current prices and trends of fresh vegetables, market linkages and negotiation in both the local and international markets.
The association provides technical services to its members in the areas of site selection, land preparation, nursery management, planting, produce estimates, pest and diseases control and farm management and planning.
TRAINING FOR MEMBERS
VEPEAG organizes regular training and seminars to its members and industry on issues related to quality control, sound environmental practices, packaging, standards records-keeping and business management among others.
ALSO WE PROVIDE SOME VALUBLE SERVICESS FREE OF CHARGE TO ALL MEMBERS OF VEPEAG
Services such as soil improvement and fertilizer application are to be enjoyed by members free of charge. Performance- of the 260 registered members, 10 undertaken regular export to the EU, France, Germany and the U.K while others are performing creditably on local market.