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.
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.
With Asia’s interest in cocoa and chocolate at an ‘all time high’, Olam Cocoa has identified three key factors fuelling the region’s rising demand which looks set for continued increase across the next five years.
Alkalized cocoa used in chocolate-flavored breakfast cereals and Oreo cookies is at the core of lawsuits filed against several food conglomerates by consumers alleging the ingredient is falsely advertised as ‘real cocoa’.
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...
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.