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New Cocoa-Pricing Method Makes for a Hot Commodity

Wall Street Journal - 10/9/2019 9:01:00 AM
As weakness in the world economy hurts assets such as oil and industrial metals, cocoa has been one of the top performers in commodities markets ... Buyers and sellers of cocoa beans typically use futures and options to hedge against moves in prices, while investors use them to bet on whether the market will rise or fall.

Cocoa Has Been Edging Higher

Seeking Alpha - 10/9/2019 10:32:00 AM
The two countries have been working together to establish a minimum price for cocoa beans, which is the main crop of the nations. Like OPEC, in crude oil, the West African countries would like to ensure the revenues from their cocoa production each year. Commodity production tends to be a local affair, but consumption is ubiquitous. The world's ...

BEAUTY TRUMPS FOOD: Nigeria sells more false eyelashes, beards to US than cocoa

TheCable - 10/11/2019 8:48:00 PM
According to the Commodity Price Indices and Terms of Trade report released by the bureau, Nigeria exported false beards and eyelashes worth N649 million while fermented cocoa beans worth N250.7 million and raw cocoa beans worth N217.2 million were exported. Nigeria sold crude oil worth N349.5 billion to the US between April and June.

Reframed: The Narrative of the Cocoa Industry, Presented by Joshua Kissi and Tony's Chocolonely

Business Insider - 10/1/2019 1:35:00 PM
Big chocolate multinationals buy cocoa at the commodity market, without traceability ... calls on the industry to follow their Open Chain model with full traceability of cocoa beans and direct, equal business relationships with partner farmers who they pay a higher price. This way, cocoa farmers can achieve a living income and they can hire ...

Maximising opportunities in cocoa sub-sector

The Nation Newspaper - 10/2/2019 11:06:00 PM
Furthermore, increase in use of organic products due to their long-lasting skin care benefits has boost up the demand for cocoa beans in the ... s best-performing commodity, growers are still ...

United States - Spot market price index: All commodities

Economy - 9/25/2019 12:00:00 AM
The Bridge/CRB Spot Market Price Index is a measure of price movements of 22 sensitive basic commodities whose markets are presumed ... Foodstuffs include butter, cocoa beans, corn, cottonseed oil, hogs, lard, steers, sugar, and wheat.

India- Cocoa Beans Market Report 2019, Global Competitors, Share Growth and Future Forecast to 2025

MENAFN - 3/18/2019 2:30:00 PM
However, the commodity price fluctuation, pest and diseases, low productivity, high dependence on seasons and environmental conditions and high cost of farm inputs are restraining the market growth. The global Cocoa Beans market is valued at xx million US ...

Cocoa Beans Market Size, Status, Top Key Players, Trends Forecast and Future Aspect Analysis 2019–2025

Digital Journal - 3/16/2019 8:18:00 PM
However, the commodity price fluctuation, pest and diseases, low productivity, high dependence on seasons and environmental conditions and high cost of farm inputs are restraining the market growth. The global Cocoa Beans market is valued at xx million US ...

Rising Cocoa Prices May Bring End to Child Labour in Ghana

AllAfrica.com - 6/10/2019 1:02:00 PM
With Ghana having a high volume of cocoa beans to trade with the world, the higher price for the commodity could see poor farmers able to employ labourers to assist them.

COMMODITIES : Cocoa Prices Dive on Reports of Big Sale

Los Angeles Times - 6/22/2019 9:12:00 PM
Cocoa futures prices plummeted Thursday on rumors that the Ivory Coast, the world’s largest cocoa producer, had sold up to 100,000 tons of cocoa beans after a two-month ... slightly in listless trading on the Commodity Exchange in New York.