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Cocoa Action Primer 1.0 (Publication)

The document provides an overview of decisions and developments leading to CocoaAction today. It is an evolving document that is intended to provide the reader with a clear, high-level overview of what CocoaAction is, what it does, and what it aims to achieve.

The document is intended for...

Factors contributing to the variation in the volatile composition of chocolate: Botanical and geographical origins of the cocoa beans, and brand-related formulation and processing (Publication)

The intrinsic characteristics of chocolate and the complex technological process complicate the assessment of the typical features of this product and the verification of its authenticity. In this study, the influence of the botanical and geographical origin of the cocoa beans, as well as the...

Kusheh na minem Fatu, en mi na koko farmer, Hello, I am Fatu and I am a cocoa farmer; A Digital Farmer Field School for training in cocoa production and certification in Sierra Leone (Publication)

FairMatch Support, developer of sustainable supply chains contacted the Wageningen UR Science Shop to explore alternatives for the conventional certification trainings for cocoa farmers in Sierra Leone. Due to the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, gatherings with more than 5 farmers at a time were...

CHOCOLATE PROCESSORS STRUGGLE WITH FACTORY GLUT (Publication)

World's capacity for processing beans has grown faster than demand for finished products.

The role of retail in the promotion of change in mature markets by Andrea Bolhuis (KPMG) (Presentation)

Chocoa 2016 Conference on sustainable cocoa: Preparing for the next generation
Presentation by Andrea Bolhuis from KPMG

Cocoa Action Results Framework by Gaël Lescornec (World Cocoa Foundation) (Presentation)

Chocoa 2016 Conference on sustainable cocoa: Preparing for the next generation
Presentation by Gaël Lescornec

Future of cocoa processing – Willem Zimmerman (Cargill) (Presentation)

Chocoa 2016 Conference on sustainable cocoa: Preparing for the next generation
Presentation by Willem Zimmerman

Production models for the future: exploring the possibilities by Philippe Bastide (CIRAD) (Presentation)

Chocoa 2016 Conference on sustainable cocoa: Preparing for the next generation
Presentation by Philippe Bastide

Pioneering in emerging markets: The case of fine chocolate in India by Jane Mason (Mason & Co Chocolate) (Presentation)

Chocoa 2016 Conference on sustainable cocoa: Preparing for the next generation
Presentation by Jane Mason

The ‘’middle” chocolate market in the Netherlands - A market differentiation study by Abdulmalik, Ingram, Logchageva & Laven (Presentation)

Chocoa 2016 Conference on sustainable cocoa: Preparing for the next generation
Presentation by Abdulmalik, Ingram, Logchageva & Laven

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