Cathy Pieters says Mondelēz’s Cocoa Life Brazil and the WCF’s CocoaAction Brazil will work together by securing extra financing and government influence, while improving welfare of workers on the country’s farms.
US appeals court for the ninth circuit has allowed a child slavery-related lawsuit against Nestlé and Cargill to proceed, and the human rights advocate group that filed the suit warned more chocolate companies, including Mars, will be its next targets.
Announcement made at WCF conference in Sao Paulo. Cocoa Life will bring economic and social development for Brazilian cocoa farmers and their families while reforesting degraded land in the Amazon rainforest.
Brothers Craig and Greg Sams will take to the stage next week to talk about how they entered the healthy-eating market with their Whole Earth Food Brand in the early 70s, before it became on-trend and how biochar is changing the future of organic farming.
Ferrara will start producing revamped Butterfinger by the end of this month and shipping the products to the US market early next year, ConfectioneryNews learned at the recent NACS Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Cadbury owner Mondelēz has countered tax avoidance accusations, insisting it has complied with all UK tax legislation and stressing it has invested more than £200m in UK manufacturing and research and development (R&D).