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Amsterdam chosen as the venue for the Second World Cocoa Conference in 2014

London, 15 May 2013—Amsterdam, the base for some of the world’s largest processors and traders of cocoa and its products, will be the location for the second edition of the ICCO’s World Cocoa Conference, scheduled to take place 9 –…

Terminal Markets and Econometrics Modelling Seminar set for Guayaquil

LONDON, 14 May 2013--The International Cocoa Organization is to run an International Seminar on Terminal Markets and Econometric Modelling of the Cocoa Market at the Sheraton Guayaquil Hotel in Guayaquil, Ecuador, 15 – 19 July 2013, the…

Hershey signs the Abidjan Cocoa Declaration

LONDON, 10 May 2013—US-based Hershey, one of the world’s largest chocolate makers has signed the Abidjan Cocoa Declaration, bringing the total number of cocoa stakeholder signatories to 34, the ICCO announced today. Vice President Global…

International Cocoa Certification Workshop details announced

London, 1 May 2013--Arrangements for the ICCO’s International Workshop on Cocoa Certification, scheduled for 24 - 27 June in Yaoundé, Cameroon are well advanced, with a strong speaker list from across the grower sector, the trade and industry…

Trader and processor Transmar Group signs the Abidjan Cocoa Declaration

LONDON, 24 April 2013—International trader and processor Transmar Group on 15 April became latest cocoa stakeholder to sign the Abidjan Cocoa Declaration, joining well over 30 other organizations in support of the recommendations that arose…

Pests and Pathogens project workshop set for 15-18 April in Accra

LONDON, 25 March 2013--The ICCO's Integrated Management of Pests and Pathogens project, announced in February, is to hold its inception workshop at the Oak Plaza Hotel in Accra, Ghana, 15 - 18 April. The project, organized in conjunction…

ICCO announces International Workshop on Cocoa Certification in June

21 March 2013, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia--The International Cocoa Organization is to organize an International Workshop on Cocoa Certification in Douala, Cameroon, 24 – 27 June 2013, the ICCO announced today. The Workshop, to be organized in…

Indonesia signs the Abidjan Cocoa Declaration in Bali

Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 18 March 2012—Indonesia, the third largest cocoa producer in the world, today became the latest cocoa stakeholder to sign the Abidjan Cocoa Declaration, the ICCO said. Indonesian Agriculture Minister Dr H Suswono…

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