Cameroon exported 21,508 tonnes of cocoa in the first two months of the 2014-2015 season

Cameroon exported 21,508 tonnes of cocoa in the first two months of the 2014-2015 season

 

(Business in Cameroon) – National Cocoa and Coffee Board (ONCC) statistics reveal that 21,508 tonnes of cocoa were exported by Cameroon on September 30, 2014, only two months into the 2014-2015 season. The ONCC highlights that Cameroonian exports in this sector are up by 3,000 tonnes compared to the 2013-2014 season.

The local trader of the Cargill firm, Telcar Cocoa remains the export leader out of the 16 companies identified by the ONCC in September 2014. In terms of processing, 6,811 tonnes of cocoa were sold during the same period by industrial companies, of which 4,668 tonnes went to the local subsidiary of Barry Callebaut, Sic Cacaos.

The Inter-professional Organisation for Cocoa and Coffee (CICC) has indicated that the cocoa processing leader, Sic Cacaos, which improved its performance by 6.7% in the 2013-2014 season, plans to increase its activities in the near future by “starting the investment programme which aims to increase the Douala factory’s production capacity by 50,000 tonnes per annum.”

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