Exporting cocoa to Belgium

Belgian chocolate is famous the world over. It is produced under strict requirements and is a major export product for Belgium. With its large chocolate industry, Belgium is a major hub for cocoa bean imports from producing countries. Most of its chocolate is produced by three manufacturers: Barry Callebaut, Cargill and Puratos. These three companies dominate the chocolate supply. Sustainability is very important in Belgium, and a large share of the market already buys certified cocoa. This share is expected to keep growing.

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