Cocoa Community

Useful links

Associations and Organizations

Cocoa Association of Asia

Cocoa Merchants' Association of America (CMAA)

Chocolate Manufacturers Association, USA (CMA)

National Confectioners Association, USA (NCA)

Biscuit, Cake, Chocolate and Confectionery Alliance (BCCCA) (now part of the UK Food and Drink Federation)

European Cocoa Association
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Common Fund for Commodities (CFC)

International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO (ITC)

Indonesia Cocoa Association (ASKINDO)
Malaysian Cocoa Board
Ghana Cocoa Board
National Association of Exporters of Cocoa, Ecuador
Comissão Executiva do Plano da Lavoura Cacaueira (CEPLAC), Brazil
DEFRA (Department for Environment,Food & Rural Affairs
Alliance of Cocoa Producing Countries (COPAL)
Danish International Development Agenc
The International Cocoa Intiative (ICI)

Trading and Prices

ICE Futures​
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); Incoterms

Research and Pest Management

Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD) - Specialists in agricultural research in tropical regions
American Cocoa Research Institute (ACRI)
Cocoa Research UK
Tropical Agricultural Research & Development Centre, Costa Rica
International Cocoa Germplasm Database
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
University of the West Indies, Cocoa Research Unit (Trinidad & Tobago) 
Cabi International
Bioversity International (former IPGRI and INIBAP)
International Cocoa Germplasm Database University of Reading (ICGD)
International Center for Development Orientated Research in Agriculture (ICRA)
Natural Resources Institute (University of Greenwich)
Purdue University Indiaa Center for New Crops and Plant Products
Global network for cocoa genetic resources
Uk Chocolate & Cocoa Industry (research)
Cocoa SPS
The International Pesticide Application Research Consortium (IPARC)
CABI Commodities

Sustainability and Environment

Department for International Development (DFID)
World Bank
World Trade Organization
Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH)
Swiss Contact
U.S. Agency for International Development
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Sustainable Tree Crops Programme

Other useful information

Coffe & Cocoa International (magazine)
Choco Club, France
Chocolate Information Centre
Chocolate Society
List of Key Websites for Global Shipping
Standard & Poors Insurance Cos. Ratings