Olam International has awarded its annual prize for food security to a mapping technology that provides information on what crops and farming practices are the ‘best fit’ for conditions in food insecure regions.
We sat down with the Solvay team at the recent International Food Technologists’ annual expo in New Orleans, Louisiana, to discuss its expanded line of natural vanillin and why it matters as vanilla bean prices soar.
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.
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...