Rainforest Alliance says its SAT4Farming, a satellite technology that was recently adopted by 1,000 cocoa farmers in Ghana, could potentially provide ‘cheaper and more reliable’ sustainability certifications to chocolate companies.
A staggering 38% of global cocoa is lost each year to disease or pests - and this figure looks set to rise - yet research is scant compared to rice, corn or wheat. Why is this and what is being done to reduce it?
Food giant Mars is using procurement to tackle some of the most significant social and environmental challenges facing the world today. FoodNavigator spoke to Barry Parkin, chief procurement and sustainability Officer at Mars, to find out more.