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Malaysia joins the International Cocoa Agreement 2010

Malaysia on 5 August 2013 signed the International Cocoa Agreement 2010, the United Nations Treaty Section has confirmed. Click here to see the official notification of accession to the Agreement from the United Nations.

International Cocoa Certification Workshop Report now available

The ICCO has published a full report on the International Workshop on Cocoa Certification, held in Douala, Cameroon in June. The report, , includes a summary of the Workshop's themes, proceedings and outcome, along with its recommendations,…

African Cocoa Coalition signs Abidjan Declaration

LONDON, 22 July 2013—The African Cocoa Coalition (ACC), which comprises autonomous non-governmental organizations and farmer groups active in the cocoa sector, has become the 35th stakeholder to sign the Abidjan Cocoa Declaration. David…

Nicaragua joins the International Cocoa Agreement 2010

Nicaragua on 15 July 2013 acceded to the International Cocoa Agreement 2010, the United Nations Treaty Section has confirmed. Click here to see the official notification of accession to the Agreement from the United Nations.

ICCO Workshop in Cameroon gathers worldwide experts to review cocoa certification

London, 12 July 2013—The ICCO’s latest International Workshop brought to Douala, Cameroon a group of world experts to tackle the thorny issue of certification in the cocoa sector. The International Workshop on Cocoa Certification, which…

May 2013 Quarterly Bulletin of Cocoa Statistics

London, 29 May 2013--The International Cocoa Organization today released its revised forecasts for the current 2012/2013 cocoa year and revised estimates for 2011/2012 of world production, grindings and stocks of cocoa beans, summarized below.…

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 –…

Regional Workshop for the ICCO SPS Cocoa Project in Africa

Outcome of the March 2011 meetings of the International Cocoa Council and subsidiary bodies, including the Consultative Board on the World Cocoa Economy

Outcome of the International Workshop on the Safe Use of Pesticides and Harmonization of Legislation for Food Safety, 25-27 January 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

ICCO Membership News January 2011