IEG Vu is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Printed By



WCC2018: "We need to find a new vision for the cocoa sector"

Sustainability is the key theme for this year's World Cocoa Conference (WCC), as outlined by the International Cocoa Organization's (ICCO) executive director, Jean-Marc Anga, during the event's inauguration.

Cocoa Sustainability Côte d'Ivoire

WCC2018: "Deforestation is the No.1 issue in cocoa"

Deforestation has been labelled as the key problem in the cocoa sector with its effects being detrimental to both the global and local climates.

Cocoa Sustainability Weather

Set Alert for IEG Vu Commodities :: Cocoa

WCC2018: “We are facing a cocoa crisis”

As the World Cocoa Conference (WCC) in Berlin comes to a close, executive director of the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) Dr Jean-Marc Anga, spoke to IEG Vu on the side-lines, to reflect on the event and what lies in store for the cocoa sector looking ahead.

Cocoa Côte d'Ivoire

Futures Review: Cocoa surges in New York

Cocoa futures in New York rallied by 4% on Tuesday’s (April 24) close, while London values also increased.

Cocoa Futures

WCC2018: "Without the farmers and their families, there is no cocoa"

The sustainability of the cocoa sector and more crucially, the cocoa farmer, continues to be crucial, with the industry failing to react accordingly to prior warnings. Frank Mars, of Mars Incorporated, gave a rousing speech at this year's World Cocoa Conference in Berlin, outlining what needs to be done before the sector disappears. 

Cocoa Mars

Futures Review: Cocoa activity remains static

Futures in London and New York started the week sluggishly with a lack of fresh fundamental news following last week's cocoa grinding data results.

Cocoa Futures

WCC2018: Global cocoa sector’s sustainability lacks progress

The recurrent word used at this year's World Cocoa Conference (WCC) is "sustainability", albeit with more of a focus on producer price plight than actual trees.

Cocoa Sustainability

Nestlé confirms full-year guidance

Swiss food and beverages giant Nestlé confirmed its full-year guidance after sales and volume growth accelerated in the first quarter of 2018.

Nestle Financial Results
See All