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‘Race and Privilege in Craft Chocolate’: an online discussion

By Anthony Myers

Megan Giller of a Chocolate Noise blog has been running a series of online panel discussions under the banner ‘Race and Privilege in Craft Chocolate’ throughout June – and she ends her current series with a session on accountability this Friday (June...

Cocoa is the backbone of Ghana’s economy. Pic: Barry Callebaut

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Cocobod set to increase price of Ghana’s cocoa

By Anthony Myers

The Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) is set to raise the price of cocoa in a bid to offset low exports amid the coronavirus pandemic and heavy rains affecting this season’s crop.

Germany's ice cream lovers are having to consume at home, until lockdown restrictions ease

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Chocolate ice cream still the favourite with German consumers

By Anthony Myers

The above-average sunny weather in June and the lockdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic have led to a significant increase in ice cream sales in Germany, according to the Association of the German Confectionary Industry (BDSI).