After successful pollination of the flowers the fruits containing the beans, known as cocoa pods, take 5 to 6 months to ripen.
International Cocoa Organization
06 BP 1166 Abidjan 06
Tel: +225 22 51 49 50/51
Fax: +225 22 51 49 79
The ICCO International Cocoa Agreement is available to download in Acrobat PDF format.
The procedures for becoming a member of the International Cocoa Organization are provided in Articles 52 to 57 of the International Cocoa Agreement, 2010.