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Cocoa grinds slow in Q3, closing crop year on a soft note

By |October 25, 2022|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , , |

Although some regions of the world continued to experience solid growth in grind numbers throughout the 2021/22 season, chinks in the armor were seen, [...]

ICCO raises projected cocoa deficit for 2021/22

By |September 7, 2022|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate, Weather|Tags: , , , , |

With one month remaining in the season, ICCO officials raised their 2021/22 deficit estimate to 230,000 MT this last week. Per Reuters, officials cited [...]

Western Europe first-quarter cocoa grind off to the races

By |April 19, 2022|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , |

Results for cocoa beans processed and converted into various chocolate products during Q1 are starting to be reported. Cocoa processors across Europe reported a [...]

Fresh highs for cocoa, ignoring bearish grind numbers

By |January 21, 2020|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , , , |

Cocoa futures surged nearby or above $2,800 MT to multiyear high after this week’s release of somewhat anemic Q4 grind numbers. Trade was waiting [...]