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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, [...]

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 [...]

Cocoa grind for top regions rebounds from three-year low in 2019/20

By |October 15, 2021|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , |

Cocoa grind for the last quarter of 2020/21 was reported for the major use regions of Europe, Asia, and North America. Combined grind for [...]

Speculative funds liquidate half their cocoa positions

By |July 13, 2021|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , , , , |

This past week’s CFTC report showed that funds had liquidated half of their remaining futures this past week, taking net positions to their lowest [...]

Cocoa sees technical support at uptrend

By |June 22, 2021|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate, Market Prices, Weather|Tags: , , , , |

Inflation-related volatility continues to impact commodity pricing, and cocoa is seeing recent price weakness on fund liquidation. Since their mid-May highs, cocoa futures have [...]

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