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Lack of water blamed for power outages across Ivory Coast

By |May 25, 2021|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate, Weather|Tags: , , , , |

Government officials are blaming lack of rain and low reservoir levels used to feed hydroelectric power plants as the cause for rolling blackouts across [...]

West African cocoa farmers hope for more rains as midcrop begins

By |April 30, 2021|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate, Weather|Tags: , , , |

In West Africa, growers are hoping that dry weather will be broken by some gains to bolster bean sizing and quality in the midcrop. [...]

Cocoa midcrop concerns, election uncertainty catch spec interest

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

Cocoa prices have surged $450 per MT, up 20 percent from the start of this year. Although cocoa bean arrivals to date are running [...]