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Cocoa origins will push to protect LID & historic premiums

By |August 9, 2022|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , , , , |

A few seasons into the implementation of a Living Income Differential (LID), Ghana and Ivory Coast have seen mixed results for premiums collected on [...]

Outlook for West Africa main crops; farmgate prices announced

By |October 5, 2021|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate, Weather|Tags: , , , , , |

Cocoa regulators in both Ghana and Ivory Coast have been warning for months of smaller 2021/22 crops as trees “rest” from bumper crops of [...]

Cocoa prices & politics in Ghana & Ivory Coast

By |October 8, 2018|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate, Global Trade|Tags: , , , , |

While a sober review of the facts—paramount among these the weakness observed for cocoa futures—would conceivably support Ghana’s move to leave the cocoa farmgate [...]