Despite garnering plenty of accolades for its single-origin bars, the Massachusetts chocolatier decided to call it quits after 12 years. For founder Colin Gasko, the business model of boutique chocolate seems ‘unsustainable.’
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.
In the week that the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) announced joint action plans with Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire to end deforestation in the cocoa sector, WCF president Rick Scobey talked exclusively to CN ahead of the CMAA’s conference in Miami on why it...
Godiva owner Yildiz Holding has made one of its first social investments in sustainable cocoa by sponsoring Cémoi, Blommer Chocolate and Delfi’s Processors Alliance for Cocoa Traceability and Sustainability (PACTS) program.
Barry Callebaut is prepared to supply more certified cocoa if the industry demands it, but with 12% total cocoa volumes coming from ‘sustainable’ sources it says it already has more sustainable cocoa products than the market currently wants.
With sustainability a buzz word for today's confectionery makers, a symposium that kicked off in Ghana today will attempt to get to grips with current issues impacting sustainability in Africa's cocoa supply chain.