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Short covering rally sets speculative bull trap in cocoa

By |April 8, 2019|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , , |

Despite continued strong arrivals and signs of record West Africa main crop, cocoa prices turned higher over the past week in technically-led trading. Arrival [...]

Cocoa bean stocks & arrivals still look good, confirm large crop

By |March 25, 2019|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , , |

Bean stocks in U.S. warehouses has climbed seasonally as main-crop cocoa arrivals progressed. Though still short of record levels, bean stocks are firmly within [...]

Ivory Coast’s cocoa bean arrivals still tell bearish story

By |February 1, 2019|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , |

Early arrivals of the 2018/19 cocoa bean main crop for Ivory Coast were estimated consistently up from the previous season’s arrivals, meeting some skepticism. [...]