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RAINS RETURN TO CÔTE D’IVOIRE AS GRINDERS FACE POWER CONSTRAINTS

RAINS RETURN TO CÔTE D’IVOIRE AS GRINDERS FACE POWER CONSTRAINTS

Rains in 1st week of June were above average in Côte d’Ivoire prompting optimism that yields will improve and bean size will increase on the April to September crop. The average temperature in the country…

‘ZERO SLACK’ SHIPPING COSTS SKYROCKET AS STARBUCKS AND OTHERS IMPACTED

‘ZERO SLACK’ SHIPPING COSTS SKYROCKET AS STARBUCKS AND OTHERS IMPACTED

According to the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), 11 billion tons of goods are shipped each year. That’s about 1.5 tons for each person, which gives insight into global consumerisation and how important it is…

CÔTE D’IVOIRE SELLS 950,000 TONS OF COCOA AT A DISCOUNT TO OFFSET LID

CÔTE D’IVOIRE SELLS 950,000 TONS OF COCOA AT A DISCOUNT TO OFFSET LID

Côte d’Ivoire sold 950,000 tonnes of cocoa by the end of May at a discount instead of collecting its usual country premium, according to regulators. The Living Income Differential (LID) of $400 a tonne had…

CÔTE D’IVOIRE TAKES STEPS TO GET BIGGER PART OF VALUE CHAIN

CÔTE D’IVOIRE TAKES STEPS TO GET BIGGER PART OF VALUE CHAIN

As we know, Côte d’Ivoire produces a large portion of the world’s cocoa and lately, countries like Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire have made significant steps towards economic independence from foreign entities. Côte d’Ivoire will soon…

SUPPLY CONCERNS AND THE PRICE OF COCOA

SUPPLY CONCERNS AND THE PRICE OF COCOA

In the 2020-2021 growing season, Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire are predicted to have a 102,000 ton surplus of cocoa due to a decrease in cocoa purchases from Europe and an overall dip in chocolate sales.…

ICCO – INDIA COULD BECOME FASTEST-GROWING COCOA MARKET!

ICCO – INDIA COULD BECOME FASTEST-GROWING COCOA MARKET!

The International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) predicts India to be the fastest-growing cocoa market due to the country’s rising wealth and low demand base. Indian consumers have been shifting their preference towards chocolate products over traditional…

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