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.
Hershey publicly reiterated its commitment to refrain from animal testing last week, after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) proclaimed gratitude for the confectioner’s decision to ‘ban deadly animal tests.’
Delegate registration is now open for the second Healthy Ageing APAC Summit in Singapore, with speakers already confirmed from global food giant Nestlé, nutraceutical innovators BioCeuticals, cell-based protein pioneers Shiok Meats, and cannabidiol leader...
Brazilian craft chocolate brand Mestiço was founded by a Bahian cocoa farmer who saw artisan chocolate as a way to escape the uncertainty of the fluctuating cocoa commodity market. We spoke to its founder and CEO.