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 Cacoa Working group
ISO/TC 34/SC 18/WG 1 Cocoa beans 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
Netherlands Standardization Institute
Vlinderweg 6
NL-2623 AX Delft

Tel: +31 15 2 690 390
Fax: +31 15 2 690 190 / +31 15 269 01 90

Secretariat direct:
Ms Laura Mout

ISO/TC 34/SC 18 - Twinned Secretariat

GSA Ghana
Ghana Standards Authority
Near Tetteh Quarshie Interchange

Tel: +233 302 50065
Fax: +233 302 500092

Secretariat direct:
Mr MacMillan Prentice