A review of published studies concerning chocolate consumption and bone health found that moderate chocolate intake was linked to greater longitudinal bone growth in adolescents, but little to negative bone effects for postmenopausal women.
Nestlé wants 100% of its key commodities to be deforestation-free by next year. The company is leveraging technology as part of a “toolbox” to tackle risk areas and accelerate its journey towards a deforestation-free supply chain.
Rick Scobey, the president of the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), outlines how cocoa outside sustainability programmes can be deforestation-free and what happens to farmers encroaching on protected areas.
The Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) has increased its initial treatment grant, which is part of the compensation package for landowners and cocoa farmers who agree to cut and replant infected trees under the National Cocoa Rehabilitation Program.
Todd Kluger joins the organic candy brand as VP of sales and marketing after a decade in a similar role at rice-based snack company Lundberg Family Farms and previously as ‘food transformation’ director at Starbucks.