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COCOA NEWSCAST  – 26 MAY, 2021

COCOA NEWSCAST – 26 MAY, 2021

Nick BaskettMay 26, 20211 min read

The Cocoa Newscast is out in full stereo beauty. Give your ears a treat and listen below, or go to…

HERSHEY’S BAGS LILY’S LOW SUGAR CHOCOLATES

HERSHEY’S BAGS LILY’S LOW SUGAR CHOCOLATES

Nick BaskettMay 25, 2021

Hershey’s is buying upmarket Better for You (BFY) confectionery company Lily’s as a perceived fit with their strategy to grow…

DEAR EU COMMISSION – A LETTER FROM TONY’S CHOCOLONELY

DEAR EU COMMISSION – A LETTER FROM TONY’S CHOCOLONELY

Nick BaskettMay 25, 2021

This week, we’ve covered a lot of information about Environmental and Sustainability issues, referencing the EU’s proposed legislation and the…

GREENWASHING IS BIG BUSINESS. THIS MIGHT BE ABOUT TO CHANGE.

GREENWASHING IS BIG BUSINESS. THIS MIGHT BE ABOUT TO CHANGE.

Nick BaskettMay 25, 2021

Your correspondent was listening to this week’s edition of the Economist on his morning walk (there is an audio version…

SYLVERA RAISES CASH TO SHINE LIGHT UNDER ROCK OF FAKE CARBON CREDITS

SYLVERA RAISES CASH TO SHINE LIGHT UNDER ROCK OF FAKE CARBON CREDITS

Nick BaskettMay 25, 2021

Indulge me while I describe a fictional scene. If you’re short on time, jump to ‘The Problem with Carbon Credits’.…

HARRODS OPENS CHOCOLATE LOVER’S DREAM DESTINATION

HARRODS OPENS CHOCOLATE LOVER’S DREAM DESTINATION

Nick BaskettMay 24, 2021

Harrods of Knightsbridge is arguably the most famous shop in Great Britain, and the food hall has always been a…

JAIL SENTENCES FOR 22 PEOPLE CONVICTED OF USING CHILD LABOUR IN CÔTE D’IVOIRE

JAIL SENTENCES FOR 22 PEOPLE CONVICTED OF USING CHILD LABOUR IN CÔTE D’IVOIRE

Nick BaskettMay 23, 2021

Twenty-two people received prison sentences in Côte d’Ivoire for child-trafficking offences after sixty eight children were rescued in the region…

RAINFOREST ALLIANCE APPOINTS SANTIAGO GOWLAND AS CEO

RAINFOREST ALLIANCE APPOINTS SANTIAGO GOWLAND AS CEO

Nick BaskettMay 22, 2021

The Rainforest Alliance announced that Santiago Gowland has joined the organization as Chief Executive Officer. Gowland previously served as Executive…

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