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Cacao (Fine & Flavour) Prices...
August 27, 2007
11:14 pm
Juan Francisco Mollinedo
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Forum Posts: 13
Member Since:
February 16, 2007

Dear Friends,

I would like to know the current prices (for chocolatiers and end producers) of Fine and Flavour Cacao grain and products like liquor, butter and powder. I know LIFFE and NYBOT are not good indicators for the Gourmet market...any ideas where to look?

Thanks in advance for you kind comments

Juan Francisco

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Juan Francisco Mollinedo Cacaos de Mesoamérica, S.A. ITZEL CHOCOLATE Guatemala   “Mayan Kakaw is Guatemala’s contribution to the gourmet world of chocolate”
August 28, 2007
2:09 am
Forum Posts: 430
Member Since:
September 30, 2004

That's a really big question, not easily answered. Take what you find on the NYBOT and add $500-3000/ton depending on any number of factors - usually it boils down to availability at the end of the day, though. And that's just to acquire the raw materials - you'll either need to further process them yourself or pay someone to do it for you, all of which adds cost..

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