BARRY CALLEBAUT CEO: SURGING COCOA PRICES “NO CONCERN WHATSOEVER”

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Cocoa prices have shot up in the months since Ivory Coast and Ghana, the world’s largest growers of the chocolate ingredient, introduced a surcharge on exports to ease poverty among farmers. While Barry Callebaut’s CEO, Antoine de Saint-Affrique, expects prices to continue to rise this year, he says the extra charge will be good for the market in the long run.

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