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Cocoa market update - March 2012, World Cocoa Foundation , Cocoa market update, 2012///, (2012)

Total cocoa production has increased in absolute terms from 3.6 6 million metric tonnes in 200 7 - 2008 to 3.98 million metric tonnes in 20 11 - 2012 . Change in production has not been linear, however, and has fluctuated in various patterns among the different regions. Africa has been and is...

An extract from the annual list of the top 100 global confectionery companies as published by Candy Industry is presented. The top ten global confectionery companies that manufacture some form of chocolate is listed, by net confectionery sales value in 2012: Mars Inc (USA), Mondeléz...

Cocoa in Ghana: shaping the success of an economy, Kolavalli, Shashi, and Vigneri Marcella , Yes, Africa can: success stories from a dynamic continent, 2011///, Washington, D.C., USA, p.201 - 217, (2011)

The pressure on the government and on its marketing institution to improve their efficiency (as measured by the share of the world price going to producers) rather than to seek full liberalization appears to have worked well in Ghana. Given the preponderance of smallholders in the sec- tor and...

This report outlines the 2012 situation of the cocoa industry in Cameroon, referencing recent trends, exports and major players within the industry. The report discusses projections for the industry and risks associated with the production of cocoa.

This letter from the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture serves to inform the Dutch House of Representitives of current initiatives in the area of promoting sustainable development in the cocoa sector.

This paper looks at the financial implications of the complete liberalization of the external marketing of cocoa. A review of experience of other cocoa producing countries in West Africa is in section 2, followed by implications of liberalization on quality of cocoa to be exported in section 3....

Although this report is about coffee, it may provide useful insights for stakeholders in the cocoa sector as well. The report is a joint work of Consumers International and several of its member organisations in coffee producer and consumer countries and the International Institute for...

This paper was presented to the theme day on "consumer driven agriculture and trade" at the annual meeting of the International Agricultural Research Consortium (IATRC) in December 2002.

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