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Cocoa Foundation Selects Researchers for US Study

Seven research scientists, from Africa, Asia and Latin America, will come to the United States next year to study cocoa production. They were chosen by the Washington-based World Cocoa Foundation and the U.S. Department of Agriculture for two- to three-month… Read More

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WCF Names Chairman

The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) announced Nicko Debenham as chairman for the 2013 – 2015 term at a meeting in Zurich, according to the WCF. Debenham is the director of development and sustainability at Armajaro Trading Ltd. He most recently… Read More

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CocoaMAP Giving Sharper Picture of Cocoa’s Future

With beta-testing starting this fall in Ghana, Ivory Coast and Indonesia, the WCF’s Cocoa Measurement and Progress (CocoaMAP) initiative is the first program of its kind to track the advancements of the cocoa sector’s performance and sustainability efforts, providing an… Read More

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Blue Bandana teaches the taste of chocolate

Are you ready for chocolate school? Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker, the artisanal chocolate company launched this year by Eric Lampman, son of Lake Champlain Chocolates founder Jim Lampman, is offering an insight Saturday into how the new chocolate bars —… Read More

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Indonesia benefits from cocoa programmes

Cargill has extended its sustainable cocoa programme to South Sulawesi province, Indonesia – an important step in developing sustainable cocoa production and increasing the yields of farmers in Indonesia – the world’s third largest producer of cocoa beans.  This launch… Read More

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