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Ivory Coast produces record cocoa crop

The cocoa crop of Ivory Coast, the world's biggest producer, increased 28.5 percent to a record 2.15 million tonnes in the 2016-17 season, the national Coffee and Cocoa Council said Friday.

dateSep 29, 2017 in Environment
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New hope for the future of chocolate

In an article published in PLOS ONE, Brazilian scientists detail the genetic structure and molecular diversity of the varieties of cocoa grown in the state of Bahia for over 200 years, and identify trees resistant to witch's ...

dateJan 20, 2017 in Ecology
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