Joining forces will offer customers ‘increased intimacy’ and a faster path to market with advanced decoration technology and production capabilities, not to mention a wider portfolio of gourmet offerings, said Cargill in a release.
Tech can help cocoa farmers increase efficiency on their land and pinpoint trouble spots faster and with more accuracy, says the Rainforest Alliance, and it has launched a competition to find companies willing and able to build those tools.
Perfetti van Melle will debut several Chupa Chups products at the 2019 Duty Free & Travel Summit of the Americas later this month, in addition to a Mentos Gum Giftpack, capitalizing on a ‘strong year’ in the region.
Milestone initiative to end cocoa deforestation follows extensive consultations with stakeholders, including cocoa and chocolate companies, farmer groups, environmental organizations, and development partners.
As part of the She Deserves campaign to highlight the role of women on cocoa farms, Fairtrade Foundation unveiled a secret hot chocolate salon in East London and hosted a reception at the House of Parliament.