Agricultural Commodities Cocoa Commodity Market Trades, Charts

  • *New York cocoa falls to lowest in more than three years. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Dec 29- Raw sugar futures on ICE Futures U.S. extended a post-Christmas rebound on Thursday, climbing to the highest level in more than two weeks on growing expectations that India's crop may be smaller than expected. "Not only has it shrugged aside the potential technical weakness which...

  • *London cocoa at most oversold level in 5 years. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Dec 5- London cocoa futures on ICE fell for the ninth straight session on Monday, reaching a 22- month low and extending further into technically oversold levels on chart-based sell signals and pressure from earlier strength in the British pound. March London cocoa settled down 31 pounds, or 1.6...

  • *New York cocoa falls to lowest since August 2013. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Dec 2- New York cocoa futures on ICE fell to the lowest since 2013 on Friday, while the London market dropped to a 1-1/ 2- year low as funds increased their short positions amid expectations for ample global supplies, dealers said. New York March cocoa settled down $11, or 0.5 percent, at $2,395 per tonne,...

  • *London cocoa sees weakest monthly performance in 5 years. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Nov 30- London cocoa futures on ICE fell to a 1-1/ 2- year low on Wednesday, as options-related selling hastened a decline linked to an increasing flow of supplies out of West Africa. March London cocoa settled down 12 pounds, or 0.6 percent, at 1,956 pounds per tonne, keeping it at technically...

  • *London cocoa at 1-1/ 2- year low as fund selling picks up. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Nov 29- Arabica coffee futures on ICE fell to a seven-week low on Tuesday, pressured by broad based selling of commodities and beneficial rain in top grower Brazil, while the firm British pound helped push London cocoa to a 1-1/ 2- year low. London March cocoa settled down 7 pounds, or 0.4 percent, at...

  • *Indonesia to process 360,000 T of cocoa beans in 2016- industry. JAKARTA, Nov 22- Indonesia's cocoa industry expects to process 360,000 tonnes of beans in both 2015 and 2016, down around 10 percent from last year due to a declining local crop and restrictions on imports. "The industry couldn't import for the first half of this year," said Sindra Widjaja, executive...

  • ACCRA, Sept 28- Ghana's economic growth slowed to 2.5 percent in the second quarter compared with a year earlier, provisional official data showed on Wednesday, due mainly to a temporary halt in oil production. Ghana saw sustained GDP growth of above 8 percent until 2013, helped by exports of gold, cocoa and oil, but then slumped because of lower global commodity...

  • *London cocoa hits three-month low. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 9- Cocoa prices plunged to their lowest in several months on Friday on news that top producer Ivory Coast may cancel and resell 200,000 to 250,000 tonnes of exports, which would prompt exporters to hedge, weighing on futures prices. The equivalent New York contract lost $123, or 4.3 percent, to settle at $2,762...

  • Child Labour Cocoa

    Tulane University's Elke De Buhr says there are still a number of children working in cocoa production despite the fair trade cocoa movement.

  • Chocolate PKG

    The chocolate industry grew 13 percent in the past five years, but it could see some supply-related headwinds ahead. CNBC's Uptin Saiidi reports.

  • Chocolate lovers, brace yourselves this Easter. The cost of the confectionery has jumped over the past year and may rise more. The Financial Times reports.

  • The Easter Bunny tends to put a bounce in chocolate sales, but the industry is under threat from changing consumption patterns and difficulties with cocoa farming.

  • Lindt stock is very expensive: Pro

    Jon Cox, head of Swiss equities at Kepler Cheuvreux, weighs in on Lindt’s latest earnings report, and why he remains cautious on the food and drinks sector overall.

  • The Mars empire

    Tracey Massey, Mars Chocolate North America president, discusses the company's strategy, the M&M's brand, and the state of the confectionery industry amid the "war on sugar."

  • Hershey's chocolate bars.

    Commodities have been crashing this year but there's one in particular that has hit the sweet spot.

  • Barry Callebaut's recipe for success

    Andreas Jacobs, chairman of Barry Callebaut, tells CNBC's Christine Tan how he is continuing the legacy of his father, German-born entrepreneur Klaus Jacobs.

  • China's chocolate sales will grow to $4.3 billion by 2019, up nearly 60 percent from 2014, driven by a growing urban population, a Hershey official said.

  • Sweet deal: United Cacao floats on London's AIM

    Dennis Melka, CEO of United Cacao Limited, discusses the company's ambitions to become the "largest cacao supplier" in the world.

  • Chocolate shortage? Hold on a second

    Prices of chocolate have soared nearly 20 percent over the last 18 months. CNBC's Sara Eisen explains why some say talks of a potential cocoa shortage are exaggerated.

  • How Godiva is dealing with high cocoa prices

    Mohamed Elsarky, CEO of Godiva, discusses the impact of Ebola on cocoa producing nations and the factors behind cocoa's recent price increase.