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European cocoa processing grows, but escalating cocoa butter prices could see chocolate carrying higher price tags over Christmas, says Euromonitor

Europe’s chocolate industry plays catch as Q3 cocoa grind climbs 5%

By Oliver Nieburg

The tonnage of cocoa beans processed in Europe in the third quarter by the likes of Barry Callebaut and Cargill has risen by 4.7%. Euromonitor says the industry is playing catch up and rising cocoa butter prices may led to more expensive chocolate for...

ADM Cocoa says its D-00-ZR low fat cocoa powder can maintain the structure in confectionery goods affected by high fat levels

ADM launches 0.5% fat cocoa powder

ADM Cocoa has introduced a low fat cocoa powder that it claims is well suited to nougats and other protein foam based confectionery that lose structure in the presence of fat.

How might the sale of ADM cocoa impact the global cocoa supply?

Commodities Watch

Cocoa market awaits impact of ADM Cocoa sale

By Oliver Nieburg

The Archer Daniels Midland Company is in discussions to sell its cocoa processing operations. We find out how potential industry consolidation could affect the cocoa supply.

Lipid technology yields long-life fillings

Lipid technology yields long-life fillings

By Lynda Searby

ADM Cocoa claims to have overcome the barriers that have historically prevented the development of premium bakery and confectionery fillings with a long shelf life through the use of lipid technology.

Ivory Coast cocoa farmer

ADM extends premium cocoa liquor range

By Ben Bouckley

ADM (Archer Daniels Midland) Cocoa has extended its Unicao range of cocoa liquors produced from Ivory Coast cocoa beans, for use in premium milk and dark chocolate products.

Cargill given green light on KVB cocoa merger

Cargill given green light on KVB cocoa merger

By Jane Byrne

Cargill’s takeover of Schwartauer KVB has been cleared by the European Commission, giving the US giant the green light to phase in the operations of the German semi-finished cocoa supplier.

People changes

People changes

Leading cocoa and soybean processor ADM is making a few changes in
Europe announcing two new appointments at its product support and
development (PSD) Centre in Koog aan de Zaan, the Netherlands.
Meanwhile, across the Atlantic sweetener...

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