Cocoa Updates

Cacao, Côte d’Ivoire’s gold

In this Figaro Magazine special report. learn about the importance of the cocoa sector for the world's first producer, Côte d'Ivoire. The article describes opportunities and challenges linked to cocoa farming, from infrastructure to living income and deforestation issues. Read More

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Environmental Outlook: Saving Chocolate

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and Americans are expected to spend around seven hundred million dollars on chocolate. We consume almost three billion pounds of this sweet treat annually and we’re not alone. The world’s appetite for chocolate is increasing but… Read More

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World Cocoa Foundation 2011 Recap

The Sustainable Tree Crops Program (STCP) ended its term in 2011 on a successful note. WCF programs such as the Cocoa Livelihoods Program (WCF/CLP) and Empowering Cocoa Households with Opportunities and Education Solutions (ECHOES) program continue to see measured progress… Read More

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The Future of Chocolate

To the ancient Mayans, it was the food of the gods. Nineteenth-century Cubans used it as an aphrodisiac. In the 20th century American culinary authority Fannie Farmer recommended its “stimulating effect” for “cases of enfeebled digestion.” Throughout history people have… Read More

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African Cocoa Initiative Unveiled

The ACI is led by the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) and funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH), which is based in The Netherlands, and WCF member companies.   Interviewed by C&CI… Read More

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