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Ivory Coast cocoa exports set to resume after Gbagbo capture

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The world’s top cocoa producer Ivory Coast is set to resume exports of the commodity after Laurent Gbagbo was finally ousted, a move that will likely weigh on elevated prices, analysts said Wednesday.

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Cargill announces acquisition of german chocolate business

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Cargill is expanding its cocoa and chocolate business in Europe through the acquisition of the business of Schwartauer Werke GmbH & Co. KG Kakao Verarbeitung Berlin, (“KVB”), an integrated chocolate company based in Germany.

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Barry Callebaut considers Asia

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Barry Callebaut expects cocoa prices to gain further this year on supply concerns in top cocoa regions in West Africa and a recovery in global demand. The Swiss-based firm says prospects of weaker output from top grower Ivory Coast have shifted some of the company’s focus to Asia.

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