cocoa

Chocolate lovers beware: Cocoa prices near record highs

Oct 29, 2013
Cocoa prices are near record highs, as farmers who have switched to more lucrative crops have driven down supply.
Posted In: commodities, chocolate, cocoa

Falling cocoa prices hurt Colombia's war on cocaine

Aug 16, 2012
Some farmers who took up cocoa farming in place of coca are returning to the crop from which cocaine is made.
Posted In: Colombia, cocaine, cocoa

A bittersweet moment for the cocoa market

Jan 23, 2012
The price of cocoa has started to fall around the world as demand has dropped off -- but these prices might not last for long.
Posted In: cocoa, chocolate, demand

MID-DAY UPDATE: Mortgage applications hit a three-month high, Ivory Coast 'nationalizes' cocoa

Mar 9, 2011
More people are applying for mortgages than at anytime in the past three months. That's according to the Mortgage Bankers Association....
Posted In: AT&T, Britain, cocoa, Gaddafi, Hershey, Ivory Coast, mid-day update, mortgage, mortgage modifications, mortgage rates, Oil, Sprint, T-Mobile, United Nations, Verizon, Washington D.C.

MIDDAY UPDATE: State of the Union, cocoa prices, Academy Award nominations

Jan 25, 2011
President Barack Obama is expected to discuss the economy, unemployment, and the deficit in tonight's State of the Union address. But Senator Jeff...
Posted In: Barack Obama, brunch, budget, cocoa, foreclosures, Jeff Merkley, mid-day update, Obama, Oscars, Paul Ryan, Republican response, State of the Union