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Cargill invests $14m in speciality cocoa liquors to meet growing premium demand

Investment to expand production of Fine Flavor range of cocoa liquors at Rouen (pictured) and Berlin facilities.

Cargill will expand production at specialty cocoa liquor plants in France and Germany to meet rising demand for single origin and premium chocolate.

“Our special origin liquors, for example the Fine Flavor range and Dominican Republic organic liquor are experiencing growing demand,” said Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate’s managing director of cocoa Philippe Huet.

“There is also growing demand for premium products, with food manufacturers looking to add value in response to this consumer demand – and single origin chocolate, for example, provides this.”

The company will expand its range of single origin, fine flavor cocoa liquors at its facility in Rouen, France. It will, also grow capacity for specialty cocoa liquors at its factory in Berlin, Germany.