The CAA 1st Quarter 2019 grinds is 208,388 metric tons, an increase of 9.54% compared to corresponding 2018 period, and a small decrease of 0.25% compared to the previous quarter (4th Qtr 2018).  

Figures reflect a strong 1st quarter. Demand in the region remains robust for cocoa ingredients.

Grinding Figures 
(in tonnes)

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Full Year

FY 2019
208,388
FY 2018
190,244
185,394
196,418
208,900
780,956

y-o-y change

+9.54%

 

Note: All figures(in tonnes) reflect the compilation of grindings from Malaysia and CAA members from Singapore and Indonesia.
  No changes to number of participating members since 1st quarter 2015.