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It is a bigger and better clearing house for all the world's new cocoa varieties, which must be quarantined before they can be grown.
Demand for chocolate is increasing faster than the global supply of cocoa, of which an estimated 30% is lost to pests and disease each year.
New varieties are key to solving this problem, and the International Cocoa Quarantine Centre is the gatekeeper.
Since 1985, when the University of Reading took over the job from the Royal Botanical Gardens in Kew, all new cocoa seeds and plants have passed through a facility in Shinfield, a few miles from the university.