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COCOA NEWSCAST  – 2 JUN, 2021

COCOA NEWSCAST – 2 JUN, 2021

Nick BaskettJune 2, 20211 min read

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

BARRY CALLEBAUT ON BIODIVERSITY AND SUSTAINABLE COCOA

BARRY CALLEBAUT ON BIODIVERSITY AND SUSTAINABLE COCOA

Nick BaskettJune 2, 2021

Barry Callebaut writes on their website about the relationship between biodiversity and sustainable cocoa and what biodiversity means to them…

NEW CADMIUM LEVELS IN CHOCOLATE PROPOSED AT CODEX MEETING

NEW CADMIUM LEVELS IN CHOCOLATE PROPOSED AT CODEX MEETING

Nick BaskettJune 1, 2021

CODEX is the preeminent international food standards-setting body created to protect the health of consumers and ensure fair practices in…

VAN HOUTEN LAUNCHES RUBY POWDERED CHOCOLATE DRINK

VAN HOUTEN LAUNCHES RUBY POWDERED CHOCOLATE DRINK

Nick BaskettJune 1, 2021

Van Houten, part of the Barry Callebaut group, has launched the first chocolate powder drink using Barry Callebaut’s Ruby Chocolate,…

STUDY ON CHOCOLATE CRYSTALLINE STRUCTURE AND THE ROLE OF THE MOLD

STUDY ON CHOCOLATE CRYSTALLINE STRUCTURE AND THE ROLE OF THE MOLD

Nick BaskettJune 1, 2021

Some of the properties associated with quality chocolate are formed during the tempering process, but some researchers felt that more…

DUTERTE OFFICIALLY NAMES DAVAO CITY ‘CHOCOLATE CAPITAL’

DUTERTE OFFICIALLY NAMES DAVAO CITY ‘CHOCOLATE CAPITAL’

Nick BaskettMay 31, 2021

The Philippines has been developing their cocoa market internally and for export. Over 78% of those exported beans reportedly come…

SHORTAGE OF JUTE BAGS IN NIGERIA IMPACT COCOA EXPORTS

SHORTAGE OF JUTE BAGS IN NIGERIA IMPACT COCOA EXPORTS

Nick BaskettMay 31, 2021

Problems with the supply of jute bags made in India and Bangladesh are affecting Nigerian cocoa exporters, reports Bloomberg. The…

OLAM’S CFI ANNUAL PROGRESS REPORT FOR 2020

OLAM’S CFI ANNUAL PROGRESS REPORT FOR 2020

Nick BaskettMay 26, 2021

Andrew Brooks, Head of Sustainability at Olam Foods International (OFI) writes the forward to OFI’s Annual Progress Report that they…

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