Cocoa beans to attract additional $400 from 2020/21 season

July 5, 2019 From the 2020/21 cocoa season, every tonne of cocoa beans from Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire that will be sold on the international market will attract an additional $400 as a living income...

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Cocoa prices soar as Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire threaten supply cut

June 13, 2019 Cocoa prices rose sharply on Wednesday after key producers Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana threatened to stop selling their production to buyers unwilling to meet a minimum price. The threat...

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Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire propose US$2,600 as maiden floor price for cocoa beans

June 12, 2019 Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire have resolved not to sell their cocoa on the international market if they fail to obtain proposed price for the produce. The two countries, which supply more...

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COCOBOD plans to raise $2bn from 20-yr bond

May 31, 2019 The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) plans to reduce its reliance on short-term debts, particularly the annual cocoa loan, in favour of long-term bonds to help provide breathing space for the...

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Government won’t reduce producer price of cocoa – President Akufo-Addo assures farmers

May 13, 2019 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured cocoa farmers that the government will not reduce the current producer price of cocoa, in spite of the plummeting world market price. The...

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COCOBOD programme improves cocoa yield

May 9, 2019 The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has pruned about 12, 424.4 hectares of cocoa farms this year in the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions as part of its Productivity Enhancement Programme...

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Top cocoa growers consider minimum price for bean sales

February 28, 2019 The world’s two biggest cocoa producers are considering setting a minimum price for their beans in a bid to derive more value from growing the chocolate ingredient, according to two...

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February 28, 2019 / Comments (0)

Government maintains GH¢7,600 for cocoa – In the face of free fall of producer price

December 6, 2018 The decision by the government to maintain the producer price of cocoa, which is US$1,808 in the face of the free fall of the commodity in the international market no doubt, can be...

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Domestic cocoa processing hits 300,000 tonnes

November 28, 2018 Domestic processing of cocoa hit 300,000 tonnes in the 2017/2018 cocoa season, a 19 per cent jump from the 252,000 tonnes processed the previous season. That brings to 34 per cent of the...

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November 28, 2018 / Comments (0)

Government engages cocoa farmers to strengthen ties

November 20, 2018 The Government has commenced engagements with cocoa farmers across the country as it seeks to strengthen ties with players in the cocoa sector. The engagements began yesterday, at Akyem...

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November 20, 2018 / Comments (0)