Standardization in the field of cocoa, including, but not limited to, terminology, sampling, product specifications, test methods, and requirements and verification criteria for determination of the sustainability and traceability of cocoa respectively.

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published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 34/SC 18


Participating members


Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 34/SC 18/STTF Spanish translation task force for cocoa Working group

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 34/SC 18

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 34/SC 18:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/CASCO Committee on conformity assessment ISO
ISO/REMCO Committee on reference materials ISO


Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 34/SC 18

ISO/TC 34/SC 18 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/CASCO Committee on conformity assessment ISO


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)

Acronym Title Category
ECA - Cocoa European Cocoa Association aisbl A
FCC Federation of Cocoa Commerce A
ICI International Cocoa Initiative A
ISEAL Alliance ISEAL Alliance A
SNF Solidaridad Network Foundation A
WCF World Cocoa Foundation A
WCFO World Cocoa Farmers Organization A

ISO/TC 34/SC 18 - Secretariat

NEN [Netherlands]

Royal Netherlands Standardization Institute
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NL-2623 AX Delft

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