TCL LIVE | Will There Be Cocoa Here?

TCL LIVE | Will There Be Cocoa Here?

Episode 136 of #TheChocolateLifeLIVE is LIVE from 10:00 AM PDT / 1:00 PM EDT on Tuesday, October 3rd.

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Episode Overview

Chicago-based Corporate Accountability Lab recently released a report titled, There Will Be No More Cocoa Here: How Companies are Extracting the West African Cocoa Sector To Death.

In this episode of TheChocolateLifeLIVE we’ll be taking a moderately deep dive into this report including the use of some interesting language, the key recommendations, the methodology used, threats, the conclusion, and more, including some context from other sources.

Links below.

TCL LIVE | The High Co$t of Cocoa
Episode 134 of #TheChocolateLifeLIVE is LIVE from 10:00 AM PDT / 1:00 PM EDT on Friday, September 22nd.
Farmers plant more cocoa outside Africa as prices rally -
Schmidt Agricola is a large agricultural company producing soybeans, corn and cotton in Bahia, Brazil, one of the country’s new-frontier agricultural areas fit for large-scale, high-tech farming. It recently added a new crop to its fields: cocoa.
Corporate Accountability Lab
Corporate Accountability Lab
Click to download the report.
Demystifying the Cocoa Sector in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire - KIT Royal Tropical Institute
The research covers issues such as household demographics, food security and nutrition, and crop choices and crop diversification. Specific to cocoa, the study investigates why households grow cocoa, and analyses the major aspects of cocoa production and marketing. Household wealth, income and pover…


Search the site | International Institute for Sustainable Development
IISD cocoa search page
World Chocolate Market is Expected to Grow at a Moderate Pace to $263B by 2030 – IndexBox
NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new report on the global chocolate market has just been published by IndexBox, a platform for collecting…
The source for some of the numbers in the CAL report.

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