The German Confectionery Industry (BDSI) has said it welcomes the German Bundestag national supply chain due diligence law and that it has been made clear that there are no additional liability risks for companies beyond the existing ones.
Mars is backing a new coalition that aims to support climate action through global supply chains. Kevin Rabinovitch, VP Global Sustainability, tells us that procurement is one of the most powerful tools in the company’s arsenal in the fight against climate...
Prolonged drought in southern Madagascar has prompted ethical chocolate company MIA, which sources its premium cocoa beans from the island, to commit an additional £500 of its 1 for Change impact fund to help with famine relief.
In Germany, companies will be required to identify and account for human rights violations in global supply chains. While largely perceived to be a step in the right direction, some argue the new law falls short.
Tony’s Chocolonely has announced a new collaboration beer with BrewDog, the world’s first carbon negative brewer, as it continues to disrupt the chocolate industry and ‘make the world a better place, one beer and one bar at a time’.
Two years since its impressive launch in San Francisco, Barry Callebaut’s global brand, Cacao Barry, has announced the release of its first couverture chocolate made from 100% pure cacaofruit for chefs and food artisans.
Initially launched in Europe at the beginning of the year, Tony's Chocolonely’s Sweet Solution bars - which were originally ‘look-a-like’ limited-edition versions of notable chocolate bars made with Tony’s 5 Sourcing Principles for fairer chocolate...
Five of the UK’s largest branded manufacturers: Mars UK, Mondelēz International, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever, have collaborated to form a £1m ($1.41m) fund to help make flexible plastic recycling economically viable for recyclers and easier for consumers.
The new ‘Cadbury Farmer Resilience Fund’ designed to protect cocoa farmer livelihoods during the COVID-19 pandemic is providing grants that will empower thousands of women farmers to start small businesses and earn a decent living.
Luxury chocolate maker has announced it has reached “an important milestone,” after claiming that 100% of its cocoa beans are traceable after being externally verified by non-profit organisation, Earthworm Foundation.
Nestlé has announced it has joined other business leaders across the food industry to support ambitious action by the European Union (EU) to increase supply chain transparency and traceability for commodities that may be linked to deforestation.