Compiled Grinding Figures for FY19 Q1

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 […]

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Sulawesi Earthquake – September 2018

Central Sulawesi Earthquake and Tsunami Emergency Response On Friday, September 28, 2018 at 05.02 p.m. an earthquake of magnitude 7.4 hit the Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia. The earthquake,centred 27 KM northeast of Donggalawas followed by a tsunami of up to 3 metres, hitting Donggala, Palu and Mamuju.The disaster caused heavy damage on public infrastructure and […]

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Job Openings

Do you love cocoa and chocolate? Are you looking for an exciting new career challenge? Would you like to help shape the strategy for Asia’s leading cocoa association?  The Cocoa Association of Asia (CAA) is growing and we are currently looking to fill two key positions within our Association to help turn all our great ideas into reality: […]

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Compiled Grinding Figures for FY18

The CAA 4th Quarter 2018 grinds is 208,900 metric tons, an increase of 6.32% compared to corresponding 2017 period, and an increase of 6.35 % compared to the previous quarter (3rd Qtr 2018).  This is another record quarter, the highest recorded since CAA started compiling in 2011, and a strong showing against 2017.  Full year […]

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Compiled Grinding Figures for FY18 Q3

The CAA 3rd Quarter 2018 grinds is 196,418 metric tons, an increase of 3.70% compared to corresponding 2017 period, and an increase of 5.95% compared to the previous quarter (2nd Qtr 2018). This quarter’s numbers reflects the continuous strong demand of cocoa ingredients. This is the 11th consecutive quarter of comparable grind increases for the […]

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Compiled Grinding Figures for FY18 Q2

The CAA 2nd Quarter 2018 grinds is 185,394 metric tons, an increase of 15.24% compared to corresponding 2017 period, and a decrease of 2.55% compared to the previous quarter (1st Qtr 2018). This is the best 2nd quarter figures since 2015, reflecting continuing robust demand.   Grinding Figures (in tonnes) Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Full […]

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Compiled Grinding Figures for FY18 Q1

The CAA 1st Quarter 2018 grinds is 190,244 metric tons, an increase of 7.21 % compared to corresponding 2017 period, and a decrease of 3.17% compared to the previous quarter (4th Qtr 2017). This is the highest 1st Quarter figure since we began reporting – reflecting robust demand inside and outside Asia.   Grinding Figures […]

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