Fourteen Mondelēz employees across the global have finished their ‘Joy Ambassadors Program’ in Ghana, gaining a firsthand understanding of ‘the challenges and opportunities in securing a sustainable cocoa supply.’
There are multiple holes in a new proposed class action complaint filed vs Mondelez over sugar levels in its belVita range, say attorneys. However, the recent shift away from fat to sugar as public enemy #1 has clearly emboldened the plaintiff’s bar.
Hershey took the largest share of Amazon’s candy purchases in October this year compared to Mondelēz-owned Sour Patch Kids, Mars’ Skittles and Starburst, and Perfetti Van Melle’s Airheads, according to a new report from Edison Trends.
Traceability from farm to first purchase, common definitions of protected areas and paying farmers a living income are three ways stakeholders say can help end cocoa-driven deforestation in West Africa, which is threatening endangered species.