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I should cocoa!

dated No way; there's no chance; you must be joking; I think not. From rhyming slang of the sarcastic phrase "I should say so," meaning the same. Primarily heard in UK. Bob: "So, are you going to finally join us for some karaoke?" Janet: "I should cocoa!"
See also: should

I should cocoa (or coco)

I should say so. British rhyming slang
1996 Melvin Burgess Junk He said, ‘Someone'll really buy it and it'll be theirs then.’ ‘I should coco,’ I said.
See also: cocoa, should
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Rosenfeld cautions that the health benefits of cocoa powder are not an excuse to eat a lot of chocolate cake, candy bars, or brownies.
Almost a quarter of our cocoa plantations were destroyed by fire during last year dry season without any support from the Federal Government in spite of our letter of complaint to the ministry.
This result suggests the potential of cocoa flavanols to protect cognition in vulnerable populations over time by improving cognitive performance.
Stir cocoa powder into breads, such as muffins, pancakes, waffles, and quick-breads for added flavor.
Here, fair trade chocolate company Divine runs a coopera- tive system, where farmers own 44% of the business and enjoy higher profits from their cocoa yields as a result.
CocoaVia is a daily cocoa extract supplement that contains 375 mg of cocoa flavanols in every serving--the highest concentration of cocoa flavanols in a supplement today.
The ceremony was also attended by Jos de Loor, President of Cargill, Cocoa & Chocolate, Europe Middle-East, Africa and Asia, as well as a number of local dignitaries and customers.
We'd go break the cocoa in the field and bring it back to the village and it would just rot there and then we had to throw it away.
The private Vanguard newspaper reported that this could be achieved as the Government had begun distribution of hybrid cocoa seeds developed by the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria to farmers.
Cargill, Minneapolis, MN, has broken ground on a $100 million investment to construct a state-of-the-art cocoa processing facility in Gresik, in the East-Java region of Indonesia.
Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula is joining forces with the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) in support of the foundation's efforts to provide economic, social and environmental development in cocoa-growing communities.
17 said it is launching its Cocoa Partnership to the Dominican Republic in a five-year commitment with the US Agency for Intl Development (USAID).
KVB produces, sells and distributes semi-finished cocoa products (cocoa liquor, cocoa powder and cocoa butter) and industrial chocolate.
AS with many oils and fats industries, the cocoa sector has distinct elements: producers, processors, distributers, wholesalers and retailers.