Cocoa and chocolate research centre

Cemoi has inaugurated it’s new cocoa and chocolate research centre. Some public figures attended the event, including the Ivory Coast Minister of Agriculture, Mamadou Sangafowa Coulibaly. The new laboratory is dedicated entirely to the research of cocoa products, such as beans, masses, cake and butter. The move came as part of the group’s innovation process […]

Cocoa companies join forces

Cemoi and Indcresa have joined forces to launch Sélection Cacao, a complete range of cocoa powders that has been designed to meet the needs of the French food industry. Both major players in the chocolate and cocoa powder market, Cemoi and Indcresa have combined their talents to offer a unique range of superior quality cocoa […]

Sensory analysis tool for cocoa

French chocolate maker CEMOI has created a sensory analysis tool for the cocoa world called Pantarôme. The Pantarôme colour chart identifies the different aromatic notes perceived in a cocoa mass. It was created by CEMOI to help its professional customers such as industrialists, distributors and artisans with the conception of their chocolate recipes. With the […]


PACTS and Mars commit to sustainable cocoa

PACTS (a Blommer, Petra Foods/Delfi brand, and Cemoi alliance) and Mars have both signed a Memorandum of Understanding confirming their commitment to sustainable cocoa farming in Ivory Coast. Both are convinced that only a long term commitment of the entire cocoa sector will achieve results and they also believe that the farmer is the principal […]

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Caobisco elects new president

29 June 2012 – Caobisco has elected Tobias Bachmüller, CEO of Katjes Fassin GmbH + Co in Germany, as president, for a two year mandate. He succeeds Didier Focking, Nestlé. Bachmüller is a lawyer who started his professional career in the food industry in 1992 when he became marketing director of Chocolate for Kraft Foods, […]

Record breaking cocoa shipment

15 February 2011 – Blommer Chocolate, North America’s largest processor of cocoa beans and ingredient chocolate products, has announced the single, largest cocoa bean shipment from West Africa is destined for their facility. The vessel, the Atlantic Tramp, carried 18,400 metric tons of cocoa, most of which is sustainably farmed, Rainforest Alliance certified cocoa and Blommer […]


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