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Fall in cocoa butter prices eases threat to chocolate consumption

At the moment, the cocoa butter spot price stands at US$6,681, down from more than US$8,500 earlier this year.


AAK AB, the 143-year-old Swedish supplier of fats to the chocolate industry, has said that the recent decline in cocoa butter prices could protect chocolate demand after soaring costs started posing a threat to consumption.

"It's good when cocoa butter prices are high,