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The Ebola premium added to cocoa prices ?

An article in the Wall Street Journal (September 19, 2014) titled “Cocoa Prices Surge on Ebola Fears” describes concerns about the cocoa growing regions in West Africa, including Ghana and the Ivory Coast who grow 60% of the world’s supply, … Continue reading

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“Windmade” product labels – consumer and product impact

An article in the International Herald Tribune (January 28,2011) reports a proposal in the Davos 2011 conference made by clean energy companies to introduce a “Windmade” label consisting of three blue swooshes.  The label will be on products that use … Continue reading

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