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Nigeria Moves to Improve Cocoa Sector

Economy Monday, June 11,2018 C ocoa House in Ibadan, southwest Nigeria, was built with the earnings from exports of cocoa beans and at 26 storeys was once the country’s tallest building. Profits from sales of the commodity–prized around the world as the basic ingredient for chocolate–used to...

Nigeria’s South West State seeks AfDB partnership to boost cocoa output

Nigeria's South West State's Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state seeks to partner the African Development Bank, (AFDB) to accelerate the development of cocoa production in the state, made the remarks while addressing the management of the bank in his office in Akure recently. The...

Ivory Coast cocoa farmers unworried by low rainfall

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - High soil moisture content has protected Ivory Coast’s cocoa crops from below-average rainfall last week, farmers said on Monday, maintaining their hopes for an abundant main crop next season. Ivory Coast, the world’s top cocoa producer, is wrapping up its April-to-September mid-crop...

London July cocoa expiry sees 18,450 tonnes tendered

LONDON, July 17 - A total of 18,450 tonnes of cocoa was tendered against the ICE July London cocoa contract, exchange data showed on Tuesday. The delivery against the July contract, which expired on Monday, was mostly made up of 11,680 tonnes of cocoa from...
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