The plantations are owned by Bougainville Islands Group Ltd (BIGL), which have approval from the Investment Promotion Authority of Papua New Guinea (IPA) to operate plantations.

The directors of the company are Godfrey Mantle and two local directors Sam Akoitai (a Bougainvillian who was previously the member for Bougainville Central and Mining Minster for PNG), and John Leahy of Leahy Lewin Nutley Sullivan Lawyers Port Moresby.