Exporting Cocoa and Cocoa products to Europe

Europe is a very diverse and interesting market for cacao and cocoa products. It is the world's largest chocolate manufacturer and exporter market and requires high volumes of cocoa beans. The popularity of speciality chocolate is increasing in Europe. Sustainability is also becoming more important in the European chocolate market.

Europeans want to know more about cocoa production and the impact of their purchases. They want to know the story behind a product. Long-term and direct trade relationships between cocoa producers and chocolate makers are also becoming more important.

Read our market information and tips carefully. They can help you export cacao and cocoa products to the European market.

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Cocoa & Chocolate - Online Tools and Resources

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09 June 2022: Success stories and best practices on exporting cocoa to Europe

Other sources

Export Value Chain Analysis Overview of commissioned value chain analyses for the development of business cases

International Cacao Organization (ICCO) Daily Prices of Cocoa Beans and other statistics

ITC Standards Map Information about voluntary standards for cocoa

ITC Trade Map Data about worldwide import and export of cacoa