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Cocoa Association of Asia forced to push its conference back to 2022

By Anthony Myers contact

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The CAA said new dates for its conference will be announced later in the year. Pic: CAA
The CAA said new dates for its conference will be announced later in the year. Pic: CAA

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The Cocoa Association of Asia (CAA) has announced it is postponing its conference that was due to take place from 4 to 5 November this year in Singapore due to the ongoing global health emergency following the COVID-19 outbreak.

A spokesperson said it remains committed to the conference (that has been postponed three times already) and will continue to work in partnership with the various Singapore government agencies in taking all necessary measures in accordance with the latest advisories. 

Over 500 attendees, from 22 countries gathered in Singapore for the 2017 conference bringing together the major players from across the value chain, including government agencies, chocolate manufacturers, trading companies, cocoa processors and service providers.

“The Cocoa Association of Asia (CAA) must continue to put the health and safety of our attendees and staff as our priority as such, the CAA continues to monitor reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) and government advisories,” it said in a statement.

  • You can register your interest for the conference at cocoaasia.org​.

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