Cocoa Community

Useful links

Associations and Organizations

Cocoa Association of Asia

http://cocoa-association-asia.org

Cocoa Merchants' Association of America (CMAA)

http://www.cocoamerchants.com

Chocolate Manufacturers Association, USA (CMA)

http://www.candyusa.com/

National Confectioners Association, USA (NCA)

http://www.candyusa.com/

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

http://www.fdf.org.uk/home.aspx

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

http://www.fao.org

Common Fund for Commodities (CFC)

http://www.common-fund.org

International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO (ITC)

http://www.intracen.org

Indonesia Cocoa Association (ASKINDO) http://www.askindo.or.id/
Malaysian Cocoa Board http://www.koko.gov.my/lkm/index.cfm
Ghana Cocoa Board   http://www.cocobod.gh/
National Association of Exporters of Cocoa, Ecuador http://www.anecacao.com
Comissão Executiva do Plano da Lavoura Cacaueira (CEPLAC), Brazil http://www.ceplac.gov.br
DEFRA (Department for Environment,Food & Rural Affairs https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-environment-food-rural-affairs
Alliance of Cocoa Producing Countries (COPAL) http://www.copal-cpa.org/
Danish International Development Agenc http://um.dk/en/danida-en/activities/business/
The International Cocoa Intiative (ICI) http://www.cocoainitiative.org/
CAOBISCO

http://caobisco.eu/

Trading and Prices

CME Europe http://www.cmegroup.com/europe/
ICE Futures  https://www.theice.com/index​
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); Incoterms http://www.iccwbo.org

Research and Pest Management

Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD) - Specialists in agricultural research in tropical regions http://www.cirad.fr
American Cocoa Research Institute (ACRI) http://www.acri-cocoa.org
Cocoa Research UK http://www.cocoaresearch.com
Tropical Agricultural Research & Development Centre, Costa Rica http://www.catie.ac.cr
International Cocoa Germplasm Database http://www.icgd.reading.ac.uk
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) http://www.iita.org/
University of the West Indies, Cocoa Research Unit (Trinidad & Tobago) http://cocoacentre.com 
Cabi International http://www.cabi.org/
ITAL http://www.ital.sp.gov.br/
Bioversity International (former IPGRI and INIBAP) http://www.bioversityinternational.org/
International Cocoa Germplasm Database University of Reading (ICGD) http://www.icgd.rdg.ac.uk/
CEPLAC http://www.ceplac.gov.br/
International Center for Development Orientated Research in Agriculture (ICRA) http://www.icra-edu.org/page.cfm?pageid=ardhome&loginas=anon_e
LMC Ltd http://www.lmc.co.uk/
Natural Resources Institute (University of Greenwich) http://www.nri.org/
Purdue University Indiaa Center for New Crops and Plant Products https://ag.purdue.edu/hla/Pages/default.aspx
Global network for cocoa genetic resources http://www.cacaonet.org/
Uk Chocolate & Cocoa Industry (research) http://cocoaresearch.org.uk/index.php
Cocoa SPS http://www.dropdata.org/cocoa/cocoa_SPS_blog.htm
The International Pesticide Application Research Consortium (IPARC) http://www.iparc.org.uk/
CABI Commodities http://www.cabi-commodities.org/

Sustainability and Environment

Department for International Development (DFID) http://www.dfid.gov.uk
World Bank http://www.worldbank.org
World Trade Organization http://www.wto.org
ACDI/VOCA http://www.acdivoca.org/site/id/home
Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH) http://www.idhsustainabletrade.com/
GIZ http://www.giz.de/en/html/index.html
SOCODEVI http://www.socodevi.org/en/
Swiss Contact http://www.swisscontact.ch/english/pages/HO/HO.php
TechnoServe http://www.technoserve.org/
U.S. Agency for International Development http://www.usaid.gov/
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome
Sustainable Tree Crops Programme

http://www.iita.org/web/stcp

Other useful information

Coffe & Cocoa International (magazine) http://www.siemex.biz/coffee/default.asp
Choco Club, France http://www.choco-club.com
Chocolate Information Centre http://www.chocolateinfo.com
Chocolate Society http://www.chocolate.co.uk
List of Key Websites for Global Shipping http://logisticsdegree.net/global-shipping/
Standard & Poors Insurance Cos. Ratings http://www.standardandpoors.com