Following consultation with stakeholders about the viability of holding a major trade exhibition as coronavirus cases continue to rise in multiple states, New Hope has opted to cancel Natural Products Expo East in Philadelphia (Sept. 23-26) and encourage...
The Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institute (FCCI) and Uncommon Cacao have announced a second #StayHomeWithChocolate Festival, scheduled for Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13; and Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20.
Ahead of the United Nations’ World Day Against Child Labour, the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) has released findings of its 2019 Annual Report, which will be published to mark the day on 12 June.
UK manufacturer pladis announced sales of biscuits grew by £66m (2.5%) - the category is now worth £2.7bn ($3.42bn) - and said it was on its way to unlocking a £264m opportunity within the coming three years.
Jeff King, Hershey’s senior director of global sustainability and social impact, is the person responsible for the company’s Cocoa For Good sustainability program, which has committed to 100% direct-sourced cocoa in West Africa by 2025. He talks to ConfectioneryNews...
The World Cocoa Foundation’s (WCF) 2020 Partnership Meeting, set to be held in Bogotá, Colombia, on November 18 and 19, has been switched to an online-only event due to the coronavirus pandemic, the organization has announced.
Cambridgeshire manufacturer and supplier Calico Cottage has secured a six-figure funding package from Lloyds Bank, via its Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, to support its operations through the covid-19 pandemic, the company has announced.
The donation includes two ventilators, complementing the 18 ordered by the government in addition to the four already available in this West African country of 25 million inhabitants, and the world’s largest cocoa producer.