Cocoa Industry and Physical Trading Breakfast Chat with Derek Chambers (SUCDEN)
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Cocoa is a global commodity grown primarily in Africa, Asia and Latin America, and the main ingredient in chocolate. Mr. Chambers will speak to the club about the cocoa industry, current market trends, and his career in physical trading, in an open Q&A format. Derek Chambers is a senior cocoa trader at Sucres & Denrées, with over 43 years working in the cocoa market. SUCDEN is a market leading physical trading firm, specializing in sugar and cocoa.
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Mr. Derek Chambers
Sucres & Denrées - Cocoa Trading Manager
Mr. Chambers joined Sucres et Denrées Group in July 2011, some 43 years after he started in the cocoa market straight from school. He has worked for several companies, always in cocoa and most notably J.H. Rayner (Mincing Lane )Limited where between 1974 and 1985 he was in charge of the world–wide cocoa business, that encompassed origin sourcing, cocoa processing as well as trading. He is best known to the group through his time at Philipp Brothers Limited between 1985 and 1991.