JB Cocoa is the brand of cocoa ingredient products by JB Foods Limited (JB Foods for short, or the Group), namely cocoa mass, cocoa butter and cocoa powder, which are used to produce chocolate, chocolate confectionary as well as cocoa-related food and beverages.
From its early beginnings as a processor of wet cocoa beans to dry cocoa beans in the 1980s, and established since the 2000s, public-listed JB Foods (SGX:BEW) has grown to be one of the major cocoa ingredient producers in the world, with worldwide customers ranging from international trade houses to end users, and a total cocoa bean processing capacity of 180,000 metric tonnes per year.
Today, the Group’s global operations span Asia, the Americas, Europe and Africa. From its founding in Malaysia before expanding to Singapore, JB Foods has since expanded beyond Southeast Asia to incorporate subsidiaries and set up offices in Indonesia, the United States of America, and Eastern Europe by 2015. The Group continued expanding to the People’s Republic of China, Switzerland and the Republic of Estonia and the the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire by 2019.