Karnataka will get its first chocolate park on the Madikeri-Mangaluru Road. The park will be set up in in Kavu, near Puttur in Dakshina Kannada district.
The Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative Limited (CAMPCO) is setting up the park within their premises. CAMPCO currently has a factory in Puttur that produces nearly 23 varieties of chocolates.
There will be children’s play area, artificial waterfalls and other attractions in the park. The park is expected to open by the end of the year.
CAMPCO company constructed a chocolate manufacturing plant in 1986 in Dakshina Kannada. The plant produces chocolates and other products of cocoa both under its own brand and also for Nestle.