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Largest Cocoa Producing Countries in the World

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.

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List of Highest Producer of Cocoa by Countries

RankCountryProduction (In Tons)
1Cote d'Ivoire 2,000,000
2Ghana 900,000
3Indonesia 650,000
4Nigeria 330,000
5Cameroon 295,000
6Brazil 235,000
7Ecuador 205,000
9Dominican Republic 90,000
11Papua New Guinea 46,000
15Togo 23,000
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