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Off the press: New book on chocolate

Oxford University Press book has recently released a new book on Chocolate entitled The Economics of Chocolate. This innovative book is the first of its kind to provide a comprehensive economic overview on chocolate. The book has a worldwide appeal with chapters on Europe, the US, China, India, the former Soviet Union, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, and Ecuador. It is also multidisciplinary, focusing on areas in economics, business, psychology, history, government, nutrition, and geography. It also includes a wide range of topics including the history of cocoa and chocolate, sustainable sourcing, production and consumption, consumer choices, the nutritional, psychological, and health effects of chocolate consumption, government regulation, rich consumers and poor producers.

Chapter 13 on Policy Reform and Supply Chain Governance: Insights from Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, and Ecuador was co-written by IITA’s Sander Muilerman with Sietze Vellema, Anna Laven, and Giel Ton.

Bulletin no. 2312Chocolate

Communication Office • 12th February 2016


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