The Dutch impact company with a mission to make chocolate 100% ‘slave free’ has launched a munchable snack range that it claims ends exploitation in chocolate by ensuring cocoa farmers are paid fairly.
Following a successful year of rapid growth and strong progress on sustainability, Tony’s Chocolonely has raised an additional €20m of capital from its existing shareholders to accelerate the delivery of its mission, the Dutch ethical brand has announced.
Ethical Dutch brand Tony’s Chocolonely has announced the inclusion of two UK brands as ‘Mission Allies’ in its sustainable supply chain, which has been established to address issues such as child labour and farmer poverty in the cocoa sector.
Ethical chocolate brand Tony’s Chocolonely has announced a partnership with the UK’s Glastonbury music festival to release limited-edition bars that will raise money for poverty-fighting charity Oxfam.
Tony’s Open Chain, an initiative by Tony’s Chocolonely that invites other chocolate manufacturers to ramp up sustainability efforts in their own supply chains, has announced it is partnering with chocolate processor Baronie & Cémoi.
The two companies, known for their passion for social justice, said they were working together because of their shared commitment to end slavery and child labour in the chocolate industry by using sustainably sourced cocoa beans.
Ahead of World Chocolate Day on Thursday 7 July, Dutch ethical brand Tony’s Chocolonely has added two new ‘Independent Bars’ with new flavours to its range, in support of independent and non-grocery stores, as well as reminding consumers of the true price...
Belinda Borck, Impact Editor at Tony's Chocolonely, talks to CN on the company’s latest impact report and why it is not driven by profit but by creating a fair price for the cocoa farmer and a transparent supply chain.
Ethical Dutch brand Tony’s Chocolonely has announced it is dropping its ‘no paid media policy’ with its first UK ATL (Above The Line) campaign that aims to reach at least 122m people with a total value of £750k.
A sharp and sudden drop in cocoa farmgate prices by 18.5% in Cote d’Ivoire has led to ethical Netherlands’ brand Tony’s Chocolonely launching an urgent appeal to all chocolate companies to match the price Tony’s pays its cocoa farmers.
Dutch disruptor brand Tony’s Chocolonely - that is on 'a mission to make 100% slave free chocolate the norm' - has urged EU Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders to introduce a law requiring human rights due diligence in companies’ supply chains.
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’.
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...
Dutch ethical brand Tony’s Chocolonely has defended its reputation for making ‘100% slave free chocolate the norm’ after it was struck off a list of companies that use ethically sourced cocoa by the American organization Slave Free Chocolate.
A spokesperson for Ferrero has told ConfectioneryNews that it did not ask Sainsbury’s to remove four ‘look-alike’ chocolate bars produced by disruptor brand Tony’s Chocolonely to highlight the use of child labour in the cocoa sector.
Tony’s Chocolonely has alleged that some of the industry’s big chocolate makers have put pressure on UK supermarkets to remove the Dutch company’s ‘Sweet Solution’ bars because “they didn’t want to be associated with the claims of illegal labour in the...
A star-studded list of ‘serious friends’, including rapper Pharrell Williams and actor Idris Elba, joined the Dutch ethical chocolate brand at a virtual fairground meeting full of razzmatazz and meaning, watched by choco fans around the globe.
From humble beginnings as a PR stunt, to becoming the biggest chocolate brand in the Netherlands, Tony’s Chocolonely is moving closer to its goal of disrupting ‘the big seven’ in chocolate. FoodNavigator hears how.
Dutch ethical chocolate brand Tony’s Chocolonely has released its first brand video, narrated by British actor Idris Elba, to raise awareness of what it calls its 'fight against systematic inequality and exploitation in the chocolate industry'.
B-Corp and Fairtrade certified chocolate company Tony’s Chocolonely, which has retail partners across the United States, took to the streets of Washington last Friday with its viral Chocotruck to register voters for the 2020 national elections who were...
Ethical Dutch brand Tony’s Chocolonely, known in Europe for its mission to ‘make chocolate 100% slave free’, is partnering with HeadCount to aid in registering voters ahead of the United States Presidential Election, 2020.
‘Choco-Evangelist’ Ynzo van Zanten delivered an upbeat session during a livestream on YouTube answering questions about the brand's mission, its history, problems in the cocoa industry, and the secret to how Tony's makes its premium and ethical...
Paul Schoenmakers, head of impact and the person driving Tony’s Chocolonely’s sustainability programme, talks exclusively to ConfectioneryNews on business growth, legislation and doing the right thing in the cocoa sector.
Tony’s Chocolonely, ‘crazy about chocolate, serious about people’, brings its mission to the UK to make ‘100% slave free the norm’ in chocolate – and starts with a hard-hitting launch in London’s Soho.