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Slight climb in cocoa prices as chocolate production slows

Confectionery News - 6/27/2022 9:59:00 AM
Cocoa prices rallied in the week ending 24 June, after the Cote d’Ivoire government reported that cocoa farmers sent a cumulative 2.24 MMT of cocoa to its ports from 1 October 1 to 19 June, down -1.8% y/y.

Industry warns against EU’s traceability plans to prevent deforestation

POLITICO - 7/3/2022 5:04:00 AM
Industry warns that's a nearly impossible task — and will require huge investments. The European Commission has made geolocation and traceability requirements a core part of its proposal for legislation banning products linked to deforestation and forest degradation.

Ghana earns more from primary export commodities

BusinessGhana - 6/17/2022 3:07:00 AM
The weighted average price of the three major commodities exported by Ghana – cocoa, gold and crude oil – continued the

Agric Minister discloses cocoa production to hit 500,000 tonnes by 2024

Vanguard - 6/8/2022 1:16:00 PM
He also said there is an initiative on improving the cocoa varieties farmers are using for maximum production of the commodity ... LID of $400/tonne of cocoa beans sold. “The two countries ...

Top 5 cocoa-producing countries in Africa

Naija Gist - Latest - 6/16/2022 2:08:00 PM
However, this is expected to decrease in 2021/2022 due to the global price of cocoa beans fluctuating yearly ... Cocoa is Uganda’s fourth-biggest commodity export after coffee, tea and fish.

CM: State Government Will Support Growth Of Cocoa Production Sector

brudirect - 6/20/2022 3:50:00 AM
CM: State Government Will Support Growth Of Cocoa Production Sector. Malaysian Cocoa Board director general Dr Ramle Kasin (left) briefing Hajiji (second left

Côte d’Ivoire – Ghana : Will AfCFTA offer cocoa farmers a solution?

The Africa Report - 6/22/2022 5:40:00 PM
Ghanian cocoa farmer, Aziz Kwadio, 34, dries cocoa beans at his farm in the village of Essam ... as buyers have found ways to drive down the price. Alex Assanvo, the executive secretary of the Côte d’Ivoire-Ghana Cocoa Initiative, believes the African ...

Ghana earns more from primary export commodities; CPI up 4.7% in first 2 months of 2022

MyJoyOnline - 6/15/2022 9:25:00 AM
The weighted average price of the three major commodities exported by Ghana – cocoa, gold and crude oil ... growth and affect demand for the beans weakened prices. But compared to the ...

Researchers are non-committal on guidance of cocoa flavanols for patients with type-2 diabetes

Confectionery News - 7/1/2022 10:19:00 AM
Scientists are struggling to reach a consensus on guidance of cocoa consumption for patients with type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) as conflicting evidence makes it difficult to determine precise dose-to-response outcomes.

Ministry: Govt mulling ‘cocoa nexus’ to boost Malaysian chocolate industry

malaymail on MSN.com - 6/22/2022 9:46:12 AM
The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC) is looking at setting up a “cocoa nexus” in order to facilitate more

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