The Cocoa & Forests Initiative (CFI) is a commitment made by the world’s largest cocoa producing countries - Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana - civil society and leading chocolate companies to end deforestation and restore forests. Like many other big cocoa...
Addressing deforestation linked to cocoa is part of Nestlé's ambition to transform its agricultural supply chain, making it more climate-friendly and resilient, the company said in its new Cocoa & Forests Initiative report that highlights key...
Cargill and Imaflora not-for-profit organisation have launched two projects supporting cocoa producers in Pará, to increase their productivity through environmental conservation and good agricultural practices.
Cocoa and chocolate in the Asia Pacific is in a state of ‘regional imbalance’, according to chocolate giant Mars, which has also revealed how it plans to use sustainability as a means to tackle challenges in Asia.
More than 100 producers from almost 60 countries have entered The Academy of Chocolate Awards, marking the continued growth of chocolate producers from across the world, including Bali, Estonia, Uzbekistan and Zambia.
Confectionery industry should become more diverse and transparent with a focus on sustainability to become more relevant to its modern consumers, young leaders tell National Confectioners Association at its annual meeting.
The European Union (EU) is the world’s largest importer of cocoa and cocoa products, and the EU Commission is considering European-wide action to reduce the impact on several sustainability issues, primarily child labor and deforestation
Cocoa production continues to drive deforestation. While the chocolate industry has largely lined up behind zero deforestation commitments, the complexities of indirect supply chains remain a significant challenge.
President and CEO plays the straight man this time as he sets out the organization’s agenda for the next five years and promises to act on cocoa sustainability, look at the issues around the CBD trend and maintain the confectionery industry’s image as...
Fairtrade Fortnight continues with nationwide engagement that tells true stories of two female cocoa farmers who are fighting back against exploitation, poverty wages and climate change in cocoa communities in West Africa.