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FDA joins indigenous Ghanaian businesses at Grand Sales 2023 in Accra

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has participated in this year’s “Grand Sales 2023” event, organized by the Ghana Trade Fair Company (GTFC). 

The five-day event, held from October 25th to the 29th brought together indigenous Ghanaian businesses, to promote micro- and small-scale industries, and provide a platform to clear old stock and restock for the upcoming festive season.


About fifty (50) businesses gathered for this grand bazaar to showcase their goods and services to a receptive public.

They include; Ekumfi Fruits and Juices Ltd, Granny’s Pastries, Healthy Sip, Rubees Beewax Ventures, The Busy Bees, GKV Foods, and J. A. Biney among others.


The event was not just a showcase of products, it was also an interactive platform for exhibitors to connect and engage with visitors.

Attendees got the chance to explore exhibitors' tents filled with high-quality innovative foods, household products and much more, all at affordable prices.

State organizations, such as the State Insurance Company, Ghana Export Promotion Authority, Zenith Bank, Ghana Standards Authority, the Electricity Company of Ghana, Ghana Free Zones Authority, and the Social Security and National Insurance Trust, were also present, contributing to the vibrant atmosphere.

The FDA's participation was very significant to this event.

Officers ensured that the products on display met safety requirement and had gone through the requisite registration procedures.

They also educated visitors and vendors on the registration processes for FDA-regulated products and methods for verifying registered products, establishing a sense of confidence and reliability.


The Grand Sales 2023 bazaar successfully fulfilled its aim of bringing together brands and businesses from different industries to promote their products and services.

This completely aligned with the objective of providing the Ghanaian market with quality products at affordable prices.

It was a spectacular event that demonstrated the vibrancy of Ghana's business landscape as well as the critical role that regulatory bodies like the FDA play in ensuring the quality and safety of products on the market.


Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith

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