Our Affiliations

The added value of working with CMC-UK is the fact that we collaborate with hundreds of partners and affiliates, within the cocoa industry. 

When you work with us at CMC-UK you are likely to broaden your network and connections. This will give you the opportunity to reach out to industry leaders and in the cocoa growing sector and build relationships. Here are some of the associations that we are affiliated to.



International Cocoa Organization (ICCO)

The International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) is a global organization, composed of both cocoa producing and cocoa consuming member countries. Now located in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, the ICCO was established in 1973.


Federation of Cocoa Commerce (FCC)

The FCC was established to serve the growing trade in physical cocoa. Our aim is to develop a single robust commercial framework for the cocoa market, to achieve contract harmonisation and provide supporting services and education programmes.

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World Cocoa Foundation (WCF)

Cocoa is a valuable crop that is a vital part of cultures around the world, and essential to the livelihoods of 40-50 million people. Learn more about cocoa and the people who grow it.


The Cocoa Merchants Association of America (CMAA)

The Cocoa Merchants’ Association of America, Inc. (“CMAA”) was started in 1924 as the main cocoa trade association. The founding members were importers and end users of cocoa beans in the USA.

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International Coffee Organization (ICO)

The International Coffee Organization (ICO) is the main intergovernmental organization for coffee, bringing together exporting and importing Governments to tackle the challenges facing the world coffee sector through international cooperation.


Cocoa Producers Alliance (COPAL)

The Alliance of Cocoa Producing Countries (COPAL) is an intergovernmental organization instituted in January 1962 by representatives of the governments of five cocoa producing countries in the city of Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

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Ghana High Commission - UK

The Ghana High Commission UK is positioned to co-ordinate, promote and protect the national interest of Ghana within the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.


Ghana Forestry Commission

The main goal of the Forestry Commission in the UK is to promote timber trade as well as seek investments opportunities in forest plantation, wildlife, ecotourism and other sectors in Ghana.

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Ghana International Bank


Ghana International Bank is focused on treasury and global markets, trade finance, corporate and institutional banking, retail and small business banking, correspondent banking, and payment solutions.