Strong Ivory Coast midcrop cocoa arrivals continue trend

Arrivals from October through April are thought to be above 1.84 MMT, some 200,000 MT higher than arrivals for the same period last season. This marks a 12 to 14 percent increase from last season, depending on the baseline figures used. In the last [...]

Record cocoa arrivals as Ivory Coast’s main crop winds down

With one month remaining in the main crop portion of the cocoa season, Ivory Coast is on trend at this point for its third consecutive harvest topping 2 MMT. Cumulative arrivals stand at 1.5 MMT, and cumulative Oct-Jan cocoa bean exports totaled 701,530 MT, [...]

Amid mixed industry news, Ivory Coast cocoa bean arrivals still strong

For the first two months of the 2018/19 season, arrivals of main-crop cocoa beans have been reported well above last year’s levels. Total arrivals in October and November are estimated to have surpassed 675 million metric tons (MMT) of beans. Depending on whose estimates [...]