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Cocoa

A Guide to Trade Practices

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This Guide describes trade and industry practices, as well as regulations applying to cocoa. It discusses customs procedures; systems and techniques used at each stage of the cocoa supply chain; trends in cocoa manufacturing and processing; electronic commerce; cocoa organic farming; fair trade; sustainable production; and environmental issues. It also provides a list of main sector-related trade and industry associations; and appendices that contain detailed statistical data and list of relevant Internet websites.

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The Netherlands – an important cocoa processing centre

In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the processing of cocoa was mainly in Spanish hands, while the supply of raw materials was largely controlled by Netherlands merchants. At the beginning of the eighteenth century factories began to emerge in the Netherlands.

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