The cocoa bean is a fully fermented fatty bean that is used to make healthy and tasty foods. Over 3 million tons of cocoa are produced each year globally. The production of Cocoa is increasing on average by 3% per year. The Netherlands, United States, UK, and other countries import a large amount of cocoa to make chocolates and other edible products. Cocoa and its products are used worldwide.
Around 2.5 million tons of cocoa or 70% of the world’s total production occurs in the African region. Cote d’Ivoire is the largest producer of Cocoa beans with 1.23 million tons, roughly 34.7% of the production of the world.
List of Highest Producer of Cocoa by Countries
|Rank||Country||Production (In Tons)|
|11||Papua New Guinea||46,000|