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HOW TO TURN COCOA BEANS INTO ELECTRICITY

By kristina / March 15, 2019

UK researchers have developed a new green technology to generate electricity from discarded cocoa pod husks, which they hope will benefit Ghanian farming communities with little or no access to grid power. The project, led by the University of Nottingham, aims to spawn an entirely new biofuel industry which would create new local jobs for […]

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COCOA MAY HELP CURB FATIGUE ASSOCIATED WITH MS

By kristina / March 15, 2019

Cocoa may help curb the fatigue that is typically associated with multiple sclerosis (MS), suggest the results of a small feasibility trial, published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. Cocoa is rich in flavonoids — substances found abundantly in fruit and vegetables and associated with anti-inflammatory properties. If the findings are confirmed […]

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GOODIO TO INVEST TO STREAMLINE ITS SUPPLY CHAIN

By kristina / February 7, 2019

Chocolate manufacturing company Goodio is sourcing funds up to $10 million to invest in the integration of blockchain technology in its supply chain. Launched in 2015, the Finnish company is aiming to make the cocoa industry healthier, sustainable, and transparent. Goodio’s COO Jussi Salonen revealed that there are two companies who are interested in investing […]

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CHOCOLATE IS THE WINNER FOR BEST TRADE OF 2018

By kristina / January 2, 2019

Cocoa futures returned a whopping 28 percent in 2018. Prices are boosted by the short supply as the dry weather in top producers such as Ivory Coast hurt cocoa production. The higher cost of cocoa has put pressure on candy companies this year. Looking back on a tumultuous year where the majority of asset classes […]

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