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27th Partnership Meeting & Sustainability Trade Fair

Be part of the conversation. Grand Hyatt, Washington, DC. June 30 - July 1, 2015. Read More »


Building a rejuvenated and economically viable cocoa sector through increased cooperation between cocoa and chocolate industry leaders and cocoa growing governments. Read More »

Community Development

We strengthen cocoa communities by expanding opportunities for youth and young adults through education. Read More »

Increasing Farmer Income

We provide farmers with the tools they need to grow better cocoa through training. Read More »

Bringing Science to the Field

A core component of our work is agricultural research and funding field trials, allowing researchers to bring their work from the lab to the farm. Read More »

The World Cocoa Foundation is helping to achieve cocoa sustainability, supporting cocoa communities, education, field programs and scientific research.

Sustainability Principles

People, Planet, Profit

We promote a sustainable cocoa economy through economic & social development and environmental stewardship in cocoa-growing communities.

Where We Work


Approximately 70% of the world’s cocoa currently comes from West & Central Africa. Most of this cocoa is grown on nearly two million small, independent family farms that are less than 2 hectares (5 acres) in size.

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The Americas

Cocoa originated in the Americas and continues to play an important role in local economies. Latin America accounts for about 13% of global production.

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Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia accounts for approximately 14% of the world’s supply. The region includes Indonesia, the world’s third largest producer, and emerging producers such as Vietnam and the Philippines.

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Annual Report

Read about what we’ve accomplished with our partners in the last year. Download PDF »


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