The world’s growing love of chocolate means more expensive treats for the Easter holiday.
Cocoa processing in North America probably rose 1.8 percent in the first quarter as chocolate demand increased, a survey showed.
U.S. retail sales and housing starts probably rose in March while inflation remained below the Federal Reserve’s 2 percent goal, data this week may show.
A lot of Washington interest groups owe Russian President Vladimir Putin a big thank you.
This Valentine’s Day is poised to be the sweetest of the current U.S. economic expansion for candy makers.
Cocoa futures rose to a 29-month high as speculation mounted that surging demand will outstrip supplies of the beans used to make chocolate.
Cocoa processing in North America probably increased 4.1 percent in the fourth quarter as an improving economy spurred holiday demand, a survey showed.
Cocoa fell the most in almost two weeks in London as bean processing in North America rose less than some traders anticipated. Coffee slid.
After his side lost a fight over federal sugar aid in the Senate last month, Bob Simpson, the president of Jelly Belly Candy Co. of Fairfield, California, made plans to take his message directly to Congress.
Cocoa futures rose to a 10-week high after a report showed North American consumption climbed. Coffee prices were little changed.
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