Chocolate trade instability
Incidence: As a result of the European Union decision in 1997 that vegetable fats other than cocoa butter can be used in products called chocolate, it is predicted that the demand for cacao seeds could fall by between 125,000 and 200,000 tonnes, reducing farmers' incomes by about a fifth.
Problem Type: E: Emanations of other problems
Subject(s): TradeCondiments, preservesInstability
Date of last update 31.12.1997 – 00:00 CET