Articles tagged as: production
Friday, 07 June 2019 11:34
COCOBOD signs new $300m facility to boost cocoa production Ghana Cocoa Board (“Cocobod”) has signed a new 3-year receivables-backed trade finance facility of US$300m. The Facility will be used to refinance Cocoa Bills raised by Bank of Ghana on behalf of Cocobod and/or to finance production enhancement programmes. Cocobod represents various interests of the Ghanaian cocoa industry. It was establi ...
Tuesday, 04 June 2019 09:54
The world’s largest bulk-chocolate maker is eyeing supply deals in the US as the market consolidates and consumer tastes change. Barry Callebaut AG sees supplying chocolate directly to consumer brands, or outsourcing, as an important driver of the company’s US growth, said Peter Boone, the Swiss company’s president for the Americas region. Changing consumer tastes are also an opportunity for the ...