The ICCO constantly follows and analyses the world cocoa market. Each quarter, recent developments in the market are reviewed, together with longer-term trends and forecasts. Any findings resulting from studies and analyses are subsequently translated into recommendations and action.
The genus Theobroma originated millions of years ago in South America, to the east of the Andes. Find out all about growing, harvesting, processing, trading and shipping cocoa from our overview of the industry. We also list the companies that are world's largest chocolate manufacturers.
The ICCO's Monthly Review of the Cocoa Market Situation reports on the latest developments on the international cocoa futures markets, as well as on the supply and demand for cocoa beans and other factors influencing the cocoa trade and current prices.
|Previous Prices||23 Apr 2014||21 Apr 2014|
|ICCO daily price (SDRs/tonne)||1985.94||1987.57|
|ICCO daily price (US$/tonne)||3076.42||3075.93|
|London futures (£ sterling/tonne)||1870.00||1875.00|
|New York futures (US$/tonne)||3011.33||3007.67|
|Notes: 21-04-14 : Average of prices on NYSE Liffe on 17th and 22nd April 2014.|
The International Cocoa Organization is pleased to announce that The World Cocoa Directory 2013/2014 is now available.
The new edition of the Directory, published for the first time in six years, contains up-to-date information obtained through extensive research work and thanks to the ICCO’s strong connections within the cocoa and chocolate industry.
It is a remarkable and efficient reference book, a “must-have” for any professional involved in the cocoa supply chain and chocolate production. Each link in this worldwide supply chain is represented, from the cocoa farmer to the chocolate manufacturer, making the long journey from raw material to finished product the business of everyone:
The World Cocoa Directory 2013/2014 is unique and truly reflects the current trends of the cocoa and chocolate industry.
The World Cocoa Directory 2013/2014 - very easy to use with a traditional alphabetical listing and two indexes (by country and by activity category) - is comprised of over 3,000 entries and includes over 2,500 verified email addresses, facilitating business contacts and opportunities and presenting a 360 degree view of the cocoa and chocolate industry.