All news articles for August 2020

The fine coating of cocoa nibs that 'snowed' on the Swiss town from the Lindt factory.

In brief

Glitch at Lindt factory covers town in cocoa nibs

By Anthony Myers

Lindt & Sprüngli has confirmed local reports that there was a minor defect in the cooling ventilation for a line for roasted 'cocoa nibs' in its factory in Olten on Tuesday, which left the Swiss town between Zurich and Basel covered in fragments...

Cargill's annual report highlights the company's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Pic: Cargill

Reporting

Cargill annual report: ‘A year like no other’

By Anthony Myers

Global agri-food company’s annual report highlights team members’ agility and perseverance while helping customers and communities navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ghana to increase its cocoa output by 5.8% in next growing season

Ghana

Ghana to increase its cocoa output by 5.8% in next growing season

By Anthony Myers

Ghana is the world’s second-biggest cocoa producer, after its West African neighbour, Cote d’Ivoire. Its main growing season runs from October to September, and while output may increase - a glut in the global market has raised wider concerns about lower...

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