It is well-known that farmers get only a small fraction of the full value extracted from a coffee and cocoa bean.
This is the breakdown of the value capture from the cocoa bean supply chain.
The farmer gets just 6.6% of the total value of a chocolate sold. Ivory Coast and Ghana produce two-thirds of the global cocoa beans, but makes just $6 bn in revenues, from a global chocolate industry of $100bn.
This is the cocoa supply chain.This is the breakdown of the value capture from the coffee bean supply chain.
The farmer gets a mere 1 pence from a £2.50 cup of coffee! In contrast the coffee maker's profits are twenty-five fold higher!