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Michel Arrion, executive director at ICCO, opens the debate at Chocoa 2019 in Amsterdam

Chocoa Conference 2019

Chocoa 2019: The economics and politics of cocoa

By Anthony Myers

The seventh Chocoa Conference in Amsterdam got straight down to business on the opening day, with discussions ranging from deforestation, child labor and famer incomes.

London Chocolate comes to Chocoa on a mission

Chocoa Conference 2019

London Chocolate comes to Chocoa on a mission

By Anthony Myers

Bean-to-bar brand says ‘chocoisseurs’ the big trend of 2019, and that Europe still has some catching up to do with United States.

Glanbia Nutritionals strikes deal to acquire Watson Inc

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Glanbia Nutritionals strikes deal to acquire Watson Inc

By Elaine Watson

Glanbia Nutritionals - a $1.4bn nutritional ingredients and cheese business - has struck a deal to acquire Watson, a Connecticut-based manufacturer and supplier of custom nutrient premixes, bakery ingredients, edible films and material conditioning products.

Photo: Ethos Chocolate

Sustainability

‘Pro-GMO’ chocolate spurs conversation between farmer, consumer

By Kristine Sherred

The first product campaign from A Fresh Look, a coalition of farmers advocating for clearer understanding of GMO practices, the limited-edition Ethos Chocolate line intends to start an informed conversation with the public about the much-maligned technology.