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    Olam Insights 2017: Facts on Cocoa

    Quick facts
    Total cocoa bean procurement
    Over 1,000,000 MT p.a.

    9 major origins

    Africa: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Cameroon, Nigeria, Uganda

    Asia: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea

    South America: Brazil, Ecuador

    Total processing capacity In excess of 820,000 metric tonnes, and a refining and milling presence of over 80,000 metric tonnes

    12 major processing centres

    Africa: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana

    Europe: Germany, Netherlands, UK, Spain

    Americas: Brazil, USA

    Asia: Singapore, Indonesia


    Cocoa ingredients: Cocoa liquor, cocoa butter, dutched cocoa powder, natural cocoa powder

    Specialty and confectionery fats: Vegetable fats and cocoa butter equivalents (CBEs)

    8 Cocoa Innovation Centres (CIC)

    Europe: Netherlands, Spain, Germany, UK

    North and South America: US, Brazil

    Asia: Singapore, Indonesia

    Employee strength
    Number of customers
    More than 2000

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