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  • COCOA PRICE FALLS AS ICCO PREDICTS LARGER SURPLUS

    The cocoa price in New York fell to around US$2,250/ton last week, after the International Cocoa Organiza ...

    The cocoa price in New York fell to around US$2,250/ton last week, after the International Cocoa Organization forecast a larger than expected surplus. The first forecast from the ICCO showed a supply ...

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  • ‘STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP’ WILL SET NEW STANDARD FOR COCOA

    Late 2018 saw Tony’s Chocolonely, retailer Albert Heijn and chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut forge ...

    Late 2018 saw Tony’s Chocolonely, retailer Albert Heijn and chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut forge a partnership that aims to end child labour and slavery in the chocolate industry. Together the ...

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  • C&CI January 2019

    Cocoa pledge has failed to halt deforestation; Supreme Court clarifies burden of proof in cargo damage ca ...

    Cocoa pledge has failed to halt deforestation; Supreme Court clarifies burden of proof in cargo damage case; Farmers fail to benefit if training doesn't meet objectives; New tool will ensure contract ...

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  • C&CI November 2018

    Greater effort needed to keep coffee leaf rust at bay; Coffee price crisis needs producing countries to d ...

    Greater effort needed to keep coffee leaf rust at bay; Coffee price crisis needs producing countries to drink more, expert argues; OPEC-like collaboration unlikely to drive up cocoa price significantl ...

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  • C&CI September 2018

    Common sense to prevail in Prop 65 crisis; MEPs propose due diligence legislation to address child labour ...

    Common sense to prevail in Prop 65 crisis; MEPs propose due diligence legislation to address child labour in cocoa; Premiumization helps private label prosper and compete with brands; Blockchain advoc ...

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  • C&CI May 2018

    Consumers’ role in deforestation addressed by EU study; UK coffee culture growing but Brexit likely to ma ...

    Consumers’ role in deforestation addressed by EU study; UK coffee culture growing but Brexit likely to make it more expensive; Funding sought to ensure genetic diversity remains available; Fine cocoa ...

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  • C&CI March 2018

    Shorter value chain could create benefits for everyone; On-year in Brazil means prices will enjoy little ...

    Shorter value chain could create benefits for everyone; On-year in Brazil means prices will enjoy little respite; Mexican agency hopes coffee programme will survive election; Favourable economic data ...

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  • C&CI January 2018

    Research required to prepare farmers for climate change; Ecom unit rejects accusations of fake co-operati ...

    Research required to prepare farmers for climate change; Ecom unit rejects accusations of fake co-operatives; Brazilian coffee industry ‘too dependent’ on Port of Santos; Fairly traded, but a fair pri ...

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  • C&CI September 2017

    Scobey sets out six point plan for cocoa; Robusta coffee growing importance in parts of Nicaragua; EU Sta ...

    Scobey sets out six point plan for cocoa; Robusta coffee growing importance in parts of Nicaragua; EU States vote in favour of mandatory acrylamide measures; Developed markets the key to growth in pri ...

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  • PROSWEETS

    ProSweets Cologne offers the complete range of supplies for the sweets and snacks industry: from innovati ...

    ProSweets Cologne offers the complete range of supplies for the sweets and snacks industry: from innovative ingredients, to pioneering packing solutions, through to optimised production technologies. ...

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