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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Compiled Grinding Figures for FY17

The CAA 4th Quarter 2017 grinds is 196,476 metric tons, an increase of 4.24% compared to corresponding 2016 period, and an increase of 3.73% compared to the previous quarter (3rd Qtr 2017). Total grinds for the year is 724,211 metric tons which is an increase of 11.16% versus 2016.   Grinding Figures (in tonnes) Q1 […]

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CAA Chairman’s Comments on CAA Q4 2017 Grind

The CAA Q4-17 grind numbers showed a solid increase of 4% over prior year Q4, rounding out an overall strong year of growth for the region’s cocoa processors. Asian factories continue to be viewed as important suppliers to both regional and global cocoa ingredients users. The increase in grindings came despite continued difficulties with the […]

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