Cameroon cocoa farmers are benefitting from better production facilities for their premium beans. Pic: The African Development Fund (ADF)

Cameroon raises cocoa farmgate price and sees uplift in output

By Anthony Myers

Cameroon has announced a significant increase in cocoa production over the past two seasons, with figures showing that the crop in the 2022-23 season was 681 tonnes, almost four times higher than the 182 tonnes recorded in 2020-21.

Cameroon has announced an increase in its cocoa output, Pic:


Cameroon records slight increase in annual cocoa production

By Anthony Myers

Compared to 292,471 tonnes of beans produced and marketed during the 2020-2021 season, Cameroon’s Office national du cacao et du Café (ONCC) said a total of 295,163 tonnes of beans were harvested in the 2021-2022 season.

Cargill in bid to boost sustainable cocoa in Cameroon

Cargill in bid to boost sustainable cocoa in Cameroon

By Jane Byrne

Cargill’s Cocoa and Chocolate division is rolling out its Ivory Coast UTZ certification farmer training programme in Cameroon - a move the processor anticipates will dramatically boost sustainable cocoa output in the fourth largest producer country.