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Spit out: Gum declines continue in the US

By Oliver Nieburg

Chewing gum sales in the US have continued to fall in the first half of 2017, according to data from IRI, but Hershey is bucking the trend.

Women cocoa farmers lack equal land right access, but could significantly boost yields, improve child nutrition and help reverse global warming, says Solidaridad. Photo: Keke Keukelaar.

‘Clear business case’ to invest in women in cocoa: WINCC

'A long way to go' to equality for women cocoa farmers

By Oliver Nieburg

Female cocoa farmers are key to accelerating cocoa sustainability, but lack the access to finance and land rights that men have, says a new network for women in the cocoa supply chain, which includes Hershey's CEO.