Malaysia eyes growth in cocoa industry amid booming demand for speciality chocolate

Malaysia may now profit from its cacao beans.
Malaysia may now profit from its cacao beans.PHOTO: REUTERS

REMBAU, NEGERI SEMBILAN - Ms Nona Zainuddin turns cacao beans, sourced from local farms, into chocolate bars and drinks that customers of her Seniman Kakao cafe just love.

The 35g bars are sold for RM13 ($4.25) each.

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