The cocoa and spice supplier unveiled sustainability goals in 2017 with a 2020 goal of nurturing a ‘fully traceable’ cocoa supply chain. We discussed progress with Olam's North American innovation lead, when we caught up with him at IFT.
The World Cocoa Farmers Organization (WCFO) is asking Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire to reconsider setting a minimum cocoa price, while the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) is suprised the price was not higher.
Joined by the government of Cameroon, the chocolate supplier will assist sustainable cocoa farming and income diversification as laid out by the Inter-professional Council of Cocoa and Coffee’s (CICC) New Generation platform.
Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA), an agricultural development nonprofit, signed a memorandum of understanding with social impact investor Oikocredit to support financial management and sustainability in cocoa cooperatives through a USDA-led...
Nestlé wants 100% of its key commodities to be deforestation-free by next year. The company is leveraging technology as part of a “toolbox” to tackle risk areas and accelerate its journey towards a deforestation-free supply chain.
Rick Scobey, the president of the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), outlines how cocoa outside sustainability programmes can be deforestation-free and what happens to farmers encroaching on protected areas.
The National Confectioners Association named Kirk Vashaw of Ohio-based Spangler Candy Company as the chairman to the Board of Trustees and Paul Chibe, president and CEO of Ferrero USA, as vice chairman.