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 [...]

New government for top cocoa origin Ivory Coast

Hints from Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara that the two-term president might consider running for a third term did not sit well with some of the parties within his ruling coalition. The story was enough to scotch a planned merger between Ouattara’s RDR and its [...]