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RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Pact to aid poor cocoa farmers in peril as COVID-19 hits demand

20 Jul 2020

* Ivory Coast, Ghana to miss farmer income target by around $120/T-sources

Exclusive: Pact to aid poor cocoa farmers in peril as COVID-19 hits demand

17 Jul 2020

LONDON/ABIDJAN The steepest dive in cocoa demand in a decade has thrown into jeopardy a plan by top producers Ivory Coast and Ghana to guarantee some two million farmers a living wage, sources within the countries' regulators said.

Exclusive: Raízen, Wilmar set to end sugar trading venture RAW - sources

02 Jul 2020

NEW YORK/LONDON Brazil's Raízen, the world's largest sugar-making company, and Asian commodities trader Wilmar International are set to end their partnership in the global sugar trading joint venture RAW, four sources familiar with the process said.

Indian white sugar exports at near standstill as lockdown bites

08 Apr 2020

LONDON/MUMBAI India's white sugar shipments have been brought to a near standstill by the coronavirus lockdown, depriving the global market of key supplies after a poor harvest in Asia's top exporter Thailand.

Indian white sugar exports at near standstill as lockdown bites

08 Apr 2020

LONDON/MUMBAI, April 8 India's white sugar shipments have been brought to a near standstill by the coronavirus lockdown, depriving the global market of key supplies after a poor harvest in Asia's top exporter Thailand.

Exclusive: U.S. investigates child labour in Ivory Coast cocoa supply chains

30 Mar 2020

ABIDJAN U.S. customs authorities have asked cocoa traders to report where and when they encounter child labour in their supply chains in top grower Ivory Coast, three industry sources said, following calls from American lawmakers to ban some imports. | Video

Coffee importers stockpiling on fears over coronavirus lockdowns

30 Mar 2020

NEW YORK/LONDON/BOGOTA Coffee importers in some of the largest consuming countries are stockpiling, bringing forward orders by up to a month to avoid shortages if supply chains are disrupted by coronavirus lockdowns.

Coffee importers stockpiling on fears over coronavirus lockdowns

30 Mar 2020

NEW YORK/LONDON/BOGOTA, March 30 Coffee importers in some of the largest consuming countries are stockpiling, bringing forward orders by up to a month to avoid shortages if supply chains are disrupted by coronavirus lockdowns.

GRAPHICS-Record arabica coffee premiums give bullish signal for funds

09 Mar 2020

* ICE certified stocks to fall well below 2 million T- traders

Adverse weather to hit Ghana cocoa output more than expected - traders

19 Feb 2020

ABIDJAN/LONDON Adverse weather in West Africa could see cocoa output in Ghana, the world's second largest producer, fall short of consensus for a second year running, local traders and exporters told Reuters.

World News

Protests swell in Belarus, Lukashenko blames foreigners

Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko on Friday told people to stay at home to avoid becoming "cannon fodder" for what he said were foreign-backed revolutionaries after huge crowds took to the streets for a sixth consecutive day to demand he step down.