Nigeria

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Cocoa is the leading agricultural export of the country and Nigeria is currently the world's fourth largest producer of cocoa, after Ivory Coast, Indonesia and Ghana. Nigeria produced approximately 238 thousand tons of cocoa beans in 2012/2013 and is expected to produce 270 thousand tons in 2020/2021, with Ondo, Cross River, Ogun, Akwa Ibom, Ekiti, Delta, Osun and Oyo being the major states that produce cocoa.

Read on to learn more about Uzo Ugweike of Loom Chocolate and Nigerian-American, Iyin Akinlabi-Oladimeji, our Cross Atlantic Chocolate Collective team members for Nigeria.

Meet The Team