MISSION STATEMENT


The principal objects of the Association are to foster trade and welfare of the cocoa beans and cocoa products industry in the United States; to obtain for its membership the benefits to be secured by friendly intercourse among those engaged in importing and trading in cocoa beans and cocoa products and, by mutual cooperation and joint action, to promote and advance the interests of thereto; to secure freedom from unjust or unlawful exactions; to procure uniformity and certainty in the customs and usage of the trade and commerce in cocoa beans and cocoa products; to settle differences between its members; and to do such other and further acts and things far as the same are permitted by the laws of the State of New York to corporations under the Not for Profit Corporation Law and by the Antitrust Statute of the United States of America.

NEW AND UPDATED GUIDELINES

CMAA Warehouse Inspection Program

CMAA Guidelines for Shipment of Cocoa Beans in Break Bulk

CMAA Guidelines for Shipment of Cocoa Beans in Containers


WEEKLY COCOA PRICES
Effective January 1, 2016

The CMAA Weekly Cocoa Prices are compiled without responsibility for accuracy and is accepted on the condition that errors or omissions shall not be made the basis for any claim, demand or cause for action. The information and data in this email was obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but we do not guarantee its accuracy or completeness. Neither the information, nor any opinion expressed, herein constitutes a solicitation of the purchase or sale of any contract

Quotes will be in differential terms for cocoa beans, ratio terms for cocoa butter and in outright terms in U.S. Dollars for cocoa cake with each being priced on a two month forward basis.

All pricing is to be expressed basis the second month terminal position on ICE Futures U.S., Inc. (ICE).

Prices are calculated using the median of the quotes collected throughout the week and are calculated using the official close of the relevant month on the ICE US Exchange on Friday of each week. Prices will subsequently be available for publication on the first practical business day following the relevant close. The switch from one reference trading month to the next reference trading month shall take place upon the expiry of the spot month contract.

All cocoa beans and cocoa products of regular commercial quality, must meet FDA and all other regulatory agencies’ requirements, and must be physically deliverable in truckload quantities, ex dock or ex warehouse U.S. Eastern Seaboard north of Hatteras. Prices are in U.S. Dollars per metric ton. All pricing is considered nominal.

DISCLAIMER The CMAA Weekly Cocoa Prices are compiled without responsibility for accuracy and is accepted on the condition that errors or omissions shall not be made the basis for any claim, demand or cause for action. The information and data in this email was obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but we do not guarantee its accuracy or completeness. Neither the information, nor any opinion expressed, herein constitutes a solicitation of the purchase or sale of any contract.

 
 

EVENTS


CMAA Golf Outing & Dinner
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Morris County Golf Club
New Jersey


CMAA Reception Refinery Rooftop

March 7-10, 2017
International Cocoa Conference
Turnberry Isle Miami