Directly from a from a registered exporter joinning together several cooperatives with good export references we offer organic or standard Cote d'Ivoire cocao beans
: Cote d’Ivoire
2. Average specifications: Consult us
3. Packing: 62.5
to 65kg net (customer option) new jute bags
Availabilities: all year long but as small organic cocoa beans are available it's recommanded to plan any order in advance
All usual commercial documents for this commodity
SGS, Veritas or Cornelder certification before shipping.
15 to 30 days when payment conditions are ok
Deliveries out of warehouses San Pedro or Abidjan or, little, FOB or CFR
Except if offer of a for special batch or quality, prices are most of time London fixing.
Validity of an offer is no longuer than 5 days
If no payment guarantee in this time the order is cancelled
Usually: irrevocable CL confirmed by first class European bank, never CAD.
Crop season reminder
- Large one: November* - February - 70 % (better quality)
- Small one: April - June - 30 % (smaller cocoa beans)
* was October a few years ago
Deliveries all year long
Cocoa beans batches trade in Ivory Coast and/or Ghana
Information for new buyers
To ovoid any misunderstanding please
read very carefully the following information
- The cocoa beans are sold only by batches from several to
thousands metric tons.
- There are all
year long batches for sale, depending:
1. The level of activity of factories which get the cocoa fevers in
the bush, remove dirt, sort, dry (very important) and pack fevers.
There are dozens of these factories from Abidjan to San Pedro (400 km)
2. Needs of the market
The buyer or his
representative has to:
. check himself the batch in authorized exporter warehouse
. check documents and quality certificates
. manage his own analysis before any purchasing because all batches are
different for quality (grade, moisture, mold, broken...) even after
processing of raw cocoa fevers
Then the buyer have
to do a proposal, most of time
London fixing price, depending quality and quantity. Some batches can be
more expansive because highest quality in some areas from Ivory Coast.
If there is an
agreement with the seller the buyer has to confirm and reserve the batch
with an immediate bank guaranty even
if the delivery is not prompt.
condition a buyer can only get unsold batches.
The basic rule in cocoa beans professional market is
The seller issues an offer with quality, quantity, delivery time, other useful information and delivery out of warehouses price or, little a FOB or CIF price.
The buyer has a maximum 24 hours delay to reply with a LOI or any relevant document to confirm his agreement; then the buyer must pay cash (Swift) within 2-3 days, except if he is well known in the cocoa trade market.
If you cannot work according this rule we probably cannot help you.
We can guarantee to the reliable buyers constant
deliveries in good conditions
Besides usual checking by SGS, Veritas or Cornelder any delivery is checked by our SCAC Canadian representative in Abidjan.