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Port of Amsterdam is the world’s largest import port for cocoa. All facilities, from transhipment to manufacturing, are available in the region. Furthermore the port has excellent hinterland connections for cocoa transportation.
World’s largest cocoa port
Port of Amsterdam is the world’s largest port for cocoa bean imports. All facilities, from transhipment to manufacturing, are available in the region. Big players in the cocoa industry, like Cargill, OLAM and Dutch Cocoa are established in de Amsterdam Region. Companies handling and storing cocoa or cocoa products are CWT Commodities, Katoen Natie, Vollers, Steinweg-Handelsveem, HD Cotterell, ACS and DSV. All is done in one region.
Direct connection for cocoa transportation
Furthermore, the port of Amsterdam has excellent hinterland connections (water, rail, road, air) for cocoa transportation. The port of Amsterdam region has also outstanding inland shipping facilities. Many cocoa terminals are directly connected to frequent barge shuttles into Europe.
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New possibilities with new, biggest sea-lock of the world
The port always seeks opportunities to become faster, smarter and cleaner.With the realization of the new and biggest sea-lock of the world in 2022 (500 meters long, 70 meters wide and 18 meters deep), the port of Amsterdam will be ready to welcome more and bigger ships at the same time. This new lock also offers more capacity 24/7 hours a day, tideless, safe, time efficient and more flexibility. The time to consider new possibilities is now. We welcome you at the port of Amsterdam!
Cocoa warehouse companies
10 warehouse companies store more than a half million tons cocoa cargo yearly
Updates on Cocoa
We have daily meetings with the port companies and business association ORAM about the developments and the impact on the... lees meer »
Chocolatemakers is building the world’s most sustainable chocolate factory in the Port of Amsterdam. This factory is... lees meer »
Port of Amsterdam International, a 100% subsidiary of Port of Amsterdam, and Port Autonome de San Pedro (Côte d’Ivoire) are... lees meer »
On Friday June 17th inst. logistic service provider MEO celebrated its 75th anniversary. Around 400 employees, relations and... lees meer »
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