TheChocolateLifeLIVE | All the News That’s Fit to Eat + AMA

TheChocolateLifeLIVE | All the News That’s Fit to Eat + AMA

Episode 122 of #TheChocolateLifeLIVE is LIVE from 10:00 AM PDT / 1:00 PM EDT on Tue, July 11th.

Updated on 7/11 with all of the news links and other resources.

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Episode Overview

Each month I do an episode of TheChocolateLifeLIVE dedicated to a review of news stories that are sent to my inbox and that show up in my news feeds. This is that episode.

As is also the case with each of these episodes I welcome questions from participants on any topic (to do with cocoa and/or chocolate).

News Links
Topics Discussed in This Episode

F/S – Cocoa Farm in Costa Rica
Located near Sierpe, Puntarenas.
‘Secret of long life is chocolate’, says 110-year-old birthday girl | ITV News
Annie Samphire from Fareham downplayed her celebrations, saying it was ‘just another day’. | ITV News Meridian

Journal of Nutrition (Elsevier) Dietary Guidelines Meet NOVA: Developing a Menu for A Healthy Dietary Pattern Using Ultra-Processed Foods

The NOVA classification system (PDF UN FAO)

Ultra-processed foods: how functional is the NOVA system? - European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition - Ultra-processed foods: how functional is the NOVA system?
Certain Food Categories Face Higher Prices
Although the Federal Reserve’s 10 rate hikes in the past 15 months have helped bring down persistent inflation, select goods are becoming more expensive, reports The Wall Street Journal. While prices for meat, eggs, and produce have stagnat
Easter sales data reveals rapid growth of free-from chocolate sector
NOMO, one of the UK’s leading free-from chocolate brands has reported a stellar Easter achieving 45.6% value growth compared to the total market’s growth of 16.7% in the category during the seasonal holiday.
‘The hard truth is that the old sustainability models are good but not good enough’ – Rainforest Alliance calls for a new vision to address global crises
The Rainforest Alliance Annual Report has called for a new strategic direction to address interconnected global crises as the organisation sets out its new vision for accelerating action to address the climate emergency, biodiversity loss, systemic poverty, and human rights issues.
Fair Trade USA Freezing Price Minimums, Plans to Revise Model
Fair Trade USA is putting a freeze on minimum prices and price premiums for all green coffee sold under its Fair Trade Certified seal through the end of 2023. The move comes as coffee pr…
Climate change, high demand, speculation push Cocoa prices near 52-week high
Recent inclement weather in West Africa has jeopardized cocoa output, driving up the price of the commodity to all-time highs
Biggest cocoa trade in more than a decade rattles London market | Bloomberg News
The biggest cocoa trade in more than a decade is rattling the London exchange, bringing back memories of when a hedge fund manager known as “Chocfinger” tried to corner the market. Two years of deficits have dramatically reduced stockpiles of the key chocolate ingredient, with a measure of supplies…
ICCO widens cocoa deficit forecast to 142,000 tonnes for current season
The International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) has widened its deficit forecast for the current 2022-23 (October-September) season to 142,000 tonnes, up from 60,000 tonnes previously.
Cocoa Historical Prices -
Historical price quotes for Cocoa futures, going back to circa 1980, with latest news and charts.
3350 in 1980 dollars adjusted for inflation to 2023 - Wolfram|Alpha
Wolfram|Alpha brings expert-level knowledge and capabilities to the broadest possible range of people—spanning all professions and education levels.

US removes export duties on Nigeria’s cocoa, other products

Most expensive chocolate in the world | Al Bawaba
Chocolate, who doesn’t love chocolate?For us chocolate admires, we know just some types of chocolate brands, however, we end up finding our f

9 Nepali chocolate brands to satisfy your cravings


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