Cocoa Butter Market Overview in France
In value terms, cocoa butter production dropped to $ in estimated in export prices. Overall, production recorded a pronounced shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 when the production volume increased by % against the previous year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $. From 2010 to , production growth failed to regain the momentum.
The value of the cocoa butter market in France skyrocketed to $ in , jumping by % against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). In general, consumption, however, recorded a drastic downturn. Cocoa butter consumption peaked at $ in 2009; however, from 2010 to , consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.