Where is the cocoa industry on climate change? What are the new challenges for cocoa growing? The 7th Edition of the European Cocoa Forum has organised a special debate to explore new solutions to lessen the environmental impact caused by farming.
France has ordered food companies to eradicate titanium dioxide (TiO2) from their products by January 1, 2020, after a report from the country’s food safety agency recommended reducing exposure to the chemical.
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.
The Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) has increased its initial treatment grant, which is part of the compensation package for landowners and cocoa farmers who agree to cut and replant infected trees under the National Cocoa Rehabilitation Program.
Global environmental campaign organization set up to protect forests, conserve oceans, and address climate change publishes its annual report card on chocolate companies. ICCO pledges more dialogue with EU on deforestation.
Jen Shepherd, Fairtrade Foundation’s cocoa supply chain manager, talks to CN editor Anthony Myers on how the organization is working with its producer networks to address key issues such as climate change, gender empowerment and living incomes in the...