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WCF's 15th Anniversary

WCF celebrates 15 years of promoting cocoa sustainability. View our 15-year highlights. Read More »

$52 Million Investment in Education in Cocoa Growing Communities

Jacobs Foundation Announced Commitment at Clinton Global Initiative May 6 Read More »

CocoaAction Progress Report

A report documenting the progress of alignment in CocoaAction was launched in March 2015. 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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CocoaAction Progress Report

Read the March 2015 report outlining how CocoaAction has made progress toward alignment. Download PDF »


2016 Partnership Meeting & Cocoa Sustainability Trade Fair: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

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World Cocoa Foundation Announces Resignation of President Bill Guyton

Washington, D.C. – The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) Board of Directors today announced the...