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COCOA ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA IN PUSH FOR HYBRID COCOA

COCOA ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA IN PUSH FOR HYBRID COCOA

Nick BaskettJune 12, 20212 min read

In 2011 scientists estimated the production of cocoa in Nigeria would reach 1 million tons by 2022. The country will…

COCOA NEWSCAST  – 9 JUN, 2021

COCOA NEWSCAST – 9 JUN, 2021

Nick BaskettJune 9, 2021

The Cocoa Newscast is out in full stereo beauty. Give your ears a treat and listen below, or go to…

A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF THE CARBON OFFSET MARKET

A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF THE CARBON OFFSET MARKET

Nick BaskettJune 9, 2021

Reference to Net Zero emissions feature heavily press releases and companies sustainability reports. But less visible are details on how…

COULD BANKS PLAY A ROLE IN REDUCING CHILD LABOUR?

COULD BANKS PLAY A ROLE IN REDUCING CHILD LABOUR?

Nick BaskettJune 8, 2021

For decades governments have used banks as an economic weapon by restricting trade and the movement of money with the…

USING SCIENCE TO ANALYSE THE SMELL OF COCOA

USING SCIENCE TO ANALYSE THE SMELL OF COCOA

Nick BaskettJune 8, 2021

Chocolate is big business, and separating the good beans from the bad is a critical first stage for chocolate companies.…

NIGERIA’S STAGNANT COCOA MARKET FEARS CHALLENGE FROM CHINA

NIGERIA’S STAGNANT COCOA MARKET FEARS CHALLENGE FROM CHINA

Nick BaskettJune 8, 2021

Despite being the fourth largest cocoa exporter in the world, Nigeria’s production has been stagnant for years. In part, the…

DANDELION CHOCOLATE LAYS OFF STAFF AMID EFFORT TO UNIONISE

DANDELION CHOCOLATE LAYS OFF STAFF AMID EFFORT TO UNIONISE

Nick BaskettJune 6, 2021

Nine staff have been let go at chocolate maker Dandelion which has struggled with sales over the last year. The…

CHOCSTOCK IS A NEW FESTIVAL OF CRAFT CHOCOLATE IN NEW ZEALAND

CHOCSTOCK IS A NEW FESTIVAL OF CRAFT CHOCOLATE IN NEW ZEALAND

Nick BaskettJune 5, 2021

Removing event listings, from closing and delayed festivals last year was among the most depressing of my work tasks. How…

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