At the 3rd World Cocoa Conference in Bávaro, Dominican Republic, the panel at the Women in Cocoa and Chocolate networking event included (left to right) Cathy Pieters (Mondelēz), Massandjé Touré-Litsé (Conseil Café Cacao, Côte d’Ivoire), author and broadcaster Simran Sethi, the moderator, and chef and chocolate expert Maricel Presilla
ICCO Executive Director Dr. Jean-Marc Anga welcomes a record number of participants to the 3rd edition of the World Cocoa Conference in Bávaro, Dominican Republic, in the presence of dignitaries from the host country as well as Côte d’Ivoire, Germany and Ecuador
A huge crowd of participants fills the vast main hall at the Barceló Bávaro Convention Center for the opening panel sessions of the 3rd edition of the World Cocoa Conference, held for the first time in the Western Hemisphere in the Dominican Republic from 22-25 May
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Forecasts for the current cocoa year and more detailed information are available in the Quarterly Bulletin of Cocoa Statistics, published by ICCO.
As published in the latest issue of the ICCO Quarterly Bulletin of Cocoa Statistics (QBCS).
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The Statistics Section revises on a quarterly basis the cocoa beans production data. The posted table is updated in March, June, September and December.