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ICCO World Cocoa Conference

The World Cocoa Conference, organised by the ICCO is the industry’s must attend event
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Insights from 90+ Speakers
Insights from 90+ Speakers
Richard Quest Broadcaster and Journalist CNN
Dr Jean-Marc Anga Executive Director International Cocoa Organization
Shi Yuping Chairman Wuxi Huadong Cocoa Food Co. Ltd
H.E. Sharon A M Dijksma Minister for Agriculture The Netherlands
All the latest Cocoa news
Cocoa Connect
A World Class Networking Dinner
Cocoa Gala Dinner
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Government Speakers

No less than four Government Ministers attended as keynote speakers. 

 

Over 1200 international attendees

Over 1200 international cocoa attendees met in Amsterdam to network, discuss, catch up and analyse the cocoa industry

Organised by the ICCO

The industry's leading association, the International Cocoa Organization organised and led the 5-day congress

The Global Cocoa Agenda

The main movement towards a sustainable world cocoa economy, the Global Cocoa Agenda was discussed, analysed and updated in light of political, commercial and research discussions

World Cocoa Conference 2014: The 2nd Global Meeting for the Entire Cocoa Supply Chain

The must attend congress for the entire cocoa supply chain

The World Cocoa Conference, organised by the ICCO is the industry’s must attend event. Bringing expert speakers from governments, chocolate companies and farms together, the five day agenda tackled the most important issues in cocoa production to date;

  • Fairtrade for farmers
  • Eradicating child labour
  • Empowering cocoa producers
  • Reports on the Global Cocoa Agenda

Over 1200 attendees attended the event in June, making it the most successful World Cocoa Conference yet and with the announcement of the third conference taking place in the Dominican Republic in 2016, this event will continue to be the only platform for the entire industry to meet

View the latest agenda for the global cocoa meeting place, the World Cocoa Conference

Who attended the World Cocoa Conference 2014?

  • Sierra Leone Producie Marketing Board
  • Emof Exports Ventures
  • International Cocoa Organization
  • Embassy of the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire
  • SGS Group Management Ltd
  • Compania Nacional de Chocolates
  • University of Trento
  • Biodiversity International
  • Multiservicios RJT SAS
  • Yildiz Holding
  • Minister of Trade - Côte d’Ivoire
  • Cocoa Research Association
  • Olam
  • Blommer Chocolate
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs - The Netherlands
  • Noha Nyamedjo & Associes
  • Agricultural Input Strategies
  • RFIB Laudrum LTD
  • BBC Hague
  • Esentepe Gazeteciler Mahallesi
  • SüdWind
  • TIE
  • Euromar Commodities GmbH
  • ADM Cocoa
  • Ethiopia
  • Ministry of Agriculture - Indonesia
  • Theobroma BV
  • Common Fund for Commodities
  • Yomi Olukolu & Co
  • Cabi Bioscience
  • Global Trade Information Services Inc
  • IMAPAC
  • Seventy %, Direct Cacao
  • Telcar Cocoa
  • Eddiesharps
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Indonesia
  • Bnp Paribas (SUISSE) SA
  • Independt
  • Hedblom Capital
  • Clariant
  • University Of Hamburg
  • C Steinweg N V
  • Agricultural Commodities Association of Nigeria (FACAN)
  • Max Havelaar Netherlands
  • HCCO Hamburg Cocoa & Commoidity
  • Nord Cocoa OÜ
  • Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
  • Ministry of International Trade
  • Facta International BV
  • Hacienda Victoria - Ecuador
  • Association of Cocoa and Coffee exporters (GEX)
  • Cargill Cocoa and Chocolate
  • Filhet-Allard Maritime
  • Ministry of Industry - Indonesia
  • Pronatec AG
  • Aalst Chocolate
  • Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate
  • MUNAFA COCOA FARMERS COOPERATIVE
  • Transmar Peru
  • Embassy of Angola
  • UNODC
  • BASF
  • PCA
  • Ascot Amsterdam
  • MSC Belgium NV
  • GA-Mineragrex
  • Standard Point Agro Concepts
  • Ministry of Food and Agriculture - Germany
  • interpreter
  • WWF West Africa Forest Programme Office
  • SCINPA
  • Uganda
  • CABI International
  • Berlin
  • Coopérative Agricole Fiediefoue
  • Syngenta
  • CABI
  • Fair Trade Original
  • Cooperativa Granoca R.L.
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Kerry
  • Mexim SA
  • ONG/ AFRIQUE 2000
  • Chocolaterie Atelier Alexandre
  • Unilever Supply Chain Co AG
  • El Sauco
  • ABN AMRO Markets (UK) Ltd
  • Tulip Cocoa Processing
  • CFI
  • Sucres Et Denrees
  • MSC Cote D’Ivoire
  • Brandt Consolidated Inc Brandt Europe
  • HD Cotterell BV
  • Niche Cocoa
  • IDH The Sustainable Trade Initiative
  • Hapag Lloyd
  • Suniyani East Constituency
  • Jacobs Foundation
  • Direction Générale des Caisses de Stabilisation et de Perequation
  • Comision Nacional del Cacao R D
  • Mondelēz International
  • University of Manchester Institute for Development
  • Amtrada
  • Super Dry International
  • FNV Bondgenoten
  • Zambia
  • Continaf
  • World Trade Organization
  • Embassy of Côte d’Ivoire - UK
  • Embassy of Switzerland in the UK
  • Bayer CropScience
  • KIT
  • European Cocoa Association (ECA)
  • Produce Buying Company
  • BDSI - Association of German Confectionery Industry
  • Deutsche Bank AG
  • Bühler Barth
  • Clasen Quality Coatings Inc
  • Daarnhouwer & Co
  • IUCN NL
  • Mondelez International
  • NABU
  • TFT West Africa
  • SGS Ghana Ltd
  • Cool eV
  • VOICE Network
  • Stg Jesus House Amsterdam
  • Stopak International
  • COOP-CA CALOD
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Côte d’Ivoire
  • CNDD-PCCI
  • COCOA RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF NIGERIA
  • Caexport
  • Société de Développement du Cacao
  • Swiss Trading Solutions GmbH
  • Rabobank
  • Intertek
  • TechnoServe
  • Sitos Commodities (Amsterdam) BV
  • Foragri
  • Agroscope
  • SNV Netherlands Development Org Kuapa Kokoo Farmers Union
  • Werner Phillips International
  • Three Farmers Investments
  • Yale University
  • Armajaro Research
  • Kuapa Kokoo Farmers Union
  • Ministry of Economic Development - Russian Federation
  • Xoco Fine Cocoa Company
  • Swisscontact Uganda
  • K'ORIGINS
  • Agranews Consulting
  • Marex Financial
  • SGS Ghana
  • GBCC
  • Repec Representaciones Ecuador S A
  • JLB Expertises
  • Solidaridad West Africa
  • Natural Resources Institute
  • AM Management
  • Federacion Nacional de Cacaoteros de Colombia
  • GeoTraceability
  • Oxfam Novib
  • Unilever
  • Sweet Vision
  • Lorecha Resources
  • Royal Tropical Institute
  • Paramount Communications India
  • responsAbility
  • Pacific Agri Capital
  • E L Johnson's & Moyat
  • Coopérative Agnonklon de Bianouan
  • Federation of Cocoa Commerce
  • Huyser Moller
  • Ghana Investment Promotion Centre
  • Barry Callebaut
  • Minister for Agriculture - The Netherlands
  • Molenbergnatie Espana SL
  • CCFCC
  • Transmar Ecuador
  • BASF Maroc S A
  • Catholic Relief Services
  • United Cocoa Processor Inc
  • Oxfam Wereldwinkels
  • International Labour Organization
  • Mukete Estates
  • Cico Services
  • Moner Cocoa S.A
  • Bayer
  • Katoen Natie
  • Cocoa Steering Committee - EFFAT
  • International Cocoa Initiative
  • Chocodelic
  • CATIE
  • Embassy of Nicaragua in UK
  • University Of Florida
  • BDSI Association of the German Confectionary Industry
  • Embassy of Switzerland in UK
  • Atlatique Thermique
  • Barry Callebaut AG
  • Comision Nacional del Cacao
  • University of the West Indies
  • Matisse Investimentos
  • Delta industries Internaternational
  • Vanguard Newspapers Limited
  • United-Agro-Alliance GmbH
  • Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development - Nigeria
  • People 4 Earth Foundation
  • Indonesian Embassy
  • MSC Cote D'Ivoire
  • Special Refining Company
  • Kerry Americas Region
  • Grimaldi Lines
  • Indonesian Coffee & Cocoa Research Institute
  • Trees & Animals Foundation
  • Ministry of Employment, Social Affairs and Professional Development - Côte d’Ivoire
  • ESCO UGANDA
  • SCOPEInsight
  • Proecuador
  • Ministry of Minor Export Crop Promotion - Sri Lanka
  • Daarnhouwer
  • Ambassador of Côte d’Ivoire
  • Mediterranean Shipping Company
  • Molenbergnatie Espana
  • RJB International BV
  • United Cacao Limited
  • Institute of Agricultural Research (IRAD)
  • Dutch Home Made
  • Supply Chain Integrity Organization
  • AFRD
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank NA
  • FGTB Horval
  • VECO
  • H D Cotterell GmbH & Co KG
  • Lutheran World Relief
  • Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Ghana
  • CME Europe
  • EDES-COLEACP
  • Jeune Afrique Economie
  • European Cocoa Association
  • Walter Matter SA
  • Bolloré
  • CWT Commodities (Antwerp) N. V.
  • Tony's Chocolonely
  • SGS Netherlands BV
  • United States Agency for International Development
  • Global Business Consulting Co. - Côte d'Ivoire
  • Spliethoffs Bevrachtingskantoor BV
  • Rabobank International
  • RIKILT
  • Vollers Group GmbH & Co KG
  • Criswel Equity
  • Hershey
  • Wageningen University
  • Katoen Natie Amsterdam BV
  • Stop The Traffik
  • United Biscuits UK Ltd
  • FODECC
  • Hamburger Stiftung fur Wirtschaftsethik
  • SAS Supply
  • Financial Times
  • mybusinessmedia
  • QRTrade
  • Sudwind Agentur
  • Cocoa Abrabopa Association
  • Coop Genossenschaft
  • United Nations Development Programme/Ghana Cocoa Board
  • Caotech BV
  • United Biscuits
  • C Steinweg ? Handelsveem BV
  • Gateway Services
  • Henry Bath & Son Limited
  • Terra Networks Brasil
  • FGTB/HORVAL
  • ITOCHU Europe Plc
  • Green & Brown Commodities
  • William Reed Business Media
  • Grimaldi
  • FairMatch Support
  • Coopadis
  • Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade & Investment - Nigeria
  • Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences
  • Rekerdres & Sons Insurance Agency
  • African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP)
  • Embassy of the Dominican Republic - UK
  • Olam International
  • Nigeria
  • Sarah Composite Mills Ltd
  • Yara International ASA
  • Ministry of Trade & Industry
  • Cocoa Board of Papua New Guinea
  • Triodos Investment Management
  • AGROCHEM
  • Cirad
  • CIEPA-S.A
  • Cacao Innovation & Research Center
  • Delasal
  • Wuxi Huadong Cocoa Food Co.
  • General Cocoa Company
  • General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU)
  • Touton SA
  • R Markey & Sons (UK) Ltd
  • Do-it Dutch organic int. trade
  • Farmers Development Union (FADU)
  • Plot Enterprise GH Ltd
  • CoomodAfrica
  • ACDI Voca
  • Fairtrade International
  • INIAP
  • Starbucks
  • Info-Zentrum Schokolade
  • Natra SA
  • Clariant SE
  • BioMachines Pte Ltd
  • The Hershey Company
  • Be:Two
  • Rekerdres & Sons
  • Sri Lanka
  • Radio France Internationale rfi
  • APM Terminals
  • LUDLOW JUTE & SPECIALITIES
  • Ferrero MSC
  • Guan Chong Cocoa Manufacturer
  • Loders Croklaan B V
  • IOI Loders Croklaan Europe
  • Producomex
  • ABN AMRO Bank NV
  • Ministry of Trade - Indonesia
  • Cocoa Merchants Association of America
  • Cocoa Farmer NAHUA Cacao & Chocolate
  • Cranfield University
  • Global Business & Services
  • CEDS Paris
  • eCacaoS
  • Lindt Cocoa Foundation Chocoladefabriken Lindt
  • E.L. Johnson's Sons & Mowat Ltd.
  • Reseau Ivoirien du Commerce Equitable ( RICE)
  • Aromatic Cocoa Export S A
  • Ferrero Trading Lux S.A
  • SGS Nederland BV
  • Royal Duyvis Wiener
  • Louis Bolk Institute
  • COCOA RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF NIGERIA
  • Global Octopus Ltd
  • Africa Cocoa Coalition
  • Research Inst Organic Agriculture
  • Embassy of Indonesia in The Hague
  • Ministry of Trade - Côte d’Ivoire
  • Compañia Nacional de Chocolates - Colombia
  • Bern University of Applied Sciences
  • Cacao Oro de Nicaragua Agro Nica
  • Euromar Commodities
  • NEN
  • Südwind-Institut
  • Solidaridad Network
  • ACDI VOCA
  • Cloetta AB
  • Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Benin
  • Armajaro Trading Ltd
  • CWT Commodities Pte Ltd
  • Syngenta Agro AG
  • World Trade Organisation
  • Prosel Ultimate Limited
  • C. Steinweg - Handelsveem BV
  • PRO-GE
  • Kallari
  • Universidad Politecnica Madrid
  • Maersk Line
  • Arysta Lifescience
  • Fundacion REDDOM
  • Cooperativa de Tierra de Lagos y Volcanes
  • Rausch Schokoladen GmbH
  • Joe Bielitzki
  • Tanzania
  • Lutherian World Relief
  • Mars Global Chocolate
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Cargill B V Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate
  • Oxfam
  • Ministère de l'Agriculture
  • SNV Indonesia
  • FDF
  • CCFCC
  • Ghana
  • Mintec
  • Sodepac International
  • Groupe Jeune Afrique
  • Global Agro Commodities
  • Amore di Mona LLC
  • Daarnhouwer & Co B V
  • Nestle UK Ltd
  • MD Gas y Industrial
  • Allied Cocoa Producers
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs
  • OxfamNovib
  • Euromonitor International
  • Lovechock
  • Oxfam Fairtrade Cvba
  • University of Applied Sciences Bern
  • Conseil Café-Cacao
  • Barry Callebaut Sourcing AG
  • Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • BOCS Bremen Overseas Chartering & Shipping
  • Ambassador of the Dominican Republic - UK
  • UIREVI
  • Cocoa Farmer - Cameroon
  • Euromonitor International
  • Akuafo Adamfo Marketing Company
  • Consultancy
  • CME Group
  • Alterra Wageningen UR
  • Cocoa Farmer - Costa Rica
  • UTZ Certified
  • Plot Enterprise (Gh) Ltd
  • Credit Europe Bank NV
  • ABN AMRO Bank
  • Chocolate Nahua - Costa Rica
  • LR Group
  • Copenhagen University
  • Nisus Food BV
  • DOENS FOOD INGREDIENTS
  • LEI-WUR
  • Coffee & Cocoa International
  • CECC
  • Unicargo Transport GmbH
  • Netafim Ltd
  • Syngenta International
  • ANADER
  • Ministry of Agriculture - Côte d’Ivoire
  • FMO
  • Corporacion Solano
  • H.E.L.P
  • BernDeklaration
  • Cocoa Farmer
  • Wordsworthy Press & Packaging
  • Swisscontact
  • Ministry of Agriculture - Ecuador
  • GEPEX
  • Control Union World Group
  • Chocolates Valor S A
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs Agriculture and Innovation
  • Osun State Government
  • Ritter Sport
  • Bayer CropScience SA
  • Rabobank Group
  • MSC
  • Q&S Loss Adjusters
  • Pacorini Global Services Switzerland GmbH
  • Maison Kahindo Muvunga
  • SNV
  • Artus Global S A S
  • Twin
  • SNV - Nicaragua
  • Vredeseilanden VECO
  • Salam Junior Enterprises
  • Dow AgroSciences
  • JP Morgan
  • Cargill Toshoku
  • German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa (GISCO)
  • RJB International BV RJB DRYBAGS TM
  • Rainforest Alliance
  • Papua New Guinea Embassy
  • SNV Netherlands Development Organisation
  • Afreximbank
  • Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture & Fisheries - Ecuador
  • USAID/PERU
  • Armajaro Trading
  • Mi Tierra - Nicaragua
  • VECO Indonesia
  • Issamer Global Company SA
  • CICC
  • Agrocacao a Division of Ecom
  • Fair Trade USA
  • Gouvernement Camerounais
  • CARGILL
  • Absortech Europe GmbH
  • Organisio
  • Puratos
  • BNP Paribas UK Holdings Limited
  • Vredeseilanden/VECO
  • Caobisco
  • SPIRAL CONNECT TECHNOLOGIES
  • Dutch Financial Daily
  • Netafim
  • National Cocoa Comission of the Dominican Republic
  • University of Antwerpen
  • Bell Publishing
  • Richpod Global Trade
  • Agrocacao
  • FLO-CERT GmbH
  • CARANA CORPORATION SUCURSAL DEL PERU
  • Nestlé
  • Ministry of Economic Development of Russian Federation
  • Nederlandse Financierings Maatschappij voor
  • BIOMIN do Brasil Nutricao Animal Ltda
  • GPA
  • Irving Stone
  • Palmer Hargreaves
  • Dominican Republic Embassy
  • Inverness Transport BV
  • Transmar Commodity Group Ltd
  • Biodiversity International
  • Solidaridad West Africa
  • Etas Expertises B V
  • J. Ganes Consulting
  • Amigos International
  • Spiess Urania Chemicals GmbH
  • Caecport SA
  • MinCommerce
  • Fazer Group
  • Wuxi Huadong Cocoa Food
  • Stopak India
  • ING Commercial Banking
  • Ministry of Economy
  • Natra Malle NV
  • CREM
  • ACV Voeding en Diensten
  • Oxfam Novib DIC
  • IDH
  • ICCO
  • Quang Thien Imex
  • FNV Monidaal
  • CWT Commodities Amsterdam B V
  • ZIS
  • CICC - Cameroon
  • HD Cotterell
  • Sorematec
  • Ministry for Economy - Indonesia
  • Bundibugyo Cocoa Association(BCA)
  • Molenbergnatie
  • Brasilimentos Comercio de Alimentos Ltda
  • US Global Business Group
  • Ecuadorian Embassy UK
  • Marks & Spencer Plc
  • Peppermango
  • CONACADO - The Dominican Republic
  • World Bank
  • Commodities Connexion
  • Transmar Group
  • Cocoa Farmer - Ghana
  • Fresh Chain
  • MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company
  • Puratos Grand-Place Viet Nam Co Ltd
  • Sunshine Agro Products
  • CNN
  • BGC Partners
  • Plot Enterprise
  • ANA Industries
  • Food World Research & Consultancy
  • Nestle
  • Crown of Holland
  • Dependable Distribution Services Inc
  • Swedish Ministry of Rural Affairs
  • Infozentrum Schokolade
  • Dutch Cocoa
  • Commodity Appointments
  • Padworth Company Limited
  • Romani SPA
  • August Storck KG
  • CABF
  • Comision de Cacao
  • Bloomberg News
  • MSC Nederland
  • Chocolats CEMOI
  • ICCO Former EU Representative
  • World Cocoa Foundation
  • Pacorini Antwerp NV
  • TRADING Organic
  • FCStone
  • Societe Generale
  • Huyser Moller BV
  • Cocoa Merchants Company
  • SCI Agrofuturo
  • UNCTAD
  • PT. Community Solutions International
  • Dow Jones
  • Smaakspecialist
  • Filtisac
  • NGG
  • Adm Cocoa BV
  • Royal Duyvis Wiener BV
  • CEPLAC
  • CNRA
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • ONCC / Cameroon
  • Groupe d'Initiative Commune des Promoteurs Agricoles de Zamakoé (GICPAZ)
  • Nordic Dry
  • International Finance Corp
  • CropLife
  • Brandt
  • The Public Ledger
  • Solidaridad
  • Plant Research International
  • Seth Energy and Mineral
  • Zorway
  • BNP Paribas
  • Ferrero Deutschland GmbH
  • Berne Declaration
  • Ecobank
  • Clenzics
  • Cedar Freight
  • NECAAYO
  • Cocoa association nigeria
  • United Nations Forum on Sustainability Standards
  • E. L. Johnson’s Sons & Mowat
  • SNV Development Organisation
  • Tradin Organic
  • Ghent University
  • Cordstrap
  • AIDER
  • Lagos State Government
  • World Cocoa Foundation
  • UNDP
  • Van Velzes
  • Dutch Cocoa BV
  • Ghana Cocoa Board
  • Sweets Global Network
  • BT Cocoa
  • Original Beans
  • Brauner International Corp
  • Apsara Capital LLP
  • Natra Cacao
  • Bureau Veritas
  • GIZ
  • CMA CGM
  • Tree Top Crop Farmers Cooperative
  • National Cocoa & Coffee Board
  • Syngenta International AG
  • NDA
  • Ecookim - Entreprise Cooperative Kimbe

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