Month: July 2018

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ARDA News Review: Cocoa as a Source of Clean Energy

When we think about the cocoa plant, the first thought that is likely to come to mind is chocolate and its many associated products: cocoa powder, chocolate flavourings and even cocoa butter. It is hard to imagine that the cocoa plant could also serve as a solution to one of the world’s biggest ongoing problems…
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The Bitter Side of Chocolate

July 7th was World Chocolate Day, which got us at ARDA thinking about cocoa, the raw material for chocolate. The majority of the world’s cocoa – thirty percent of it, to be exact – is produced by Ivory Coast, which produces about 1.5 million metric tonnes of cocoa annually. Chocolate is made from cocoa seeds,…
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