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TONY’S CHOCOLONELY REPORTS 1,701 CHILD LABOUR CASES

TONY’S CHOCOLONELY REPORTS 1,701 CHILD LABOUR CASES

Tony’s Chocolonely – the chocolate brand who wants to own a reputation for fighting injustice in the chocolate industry – reported that they found 1,701 child workers in their production line. The Dutch chocolate makers…

NEW STUDY FINDS MARS ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY HURTS FARMERS

NEW STUDY FINDS MARS ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY HURTS FARMERS

A new study by Professor Sean Kennedy of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign argues that the existing strategies used by chocolate companies that are designed to improve farmer livelihoods could be having the opposite effect.…

ARCHITECTS PLAN CACAO VILLAGE USING 3D PRINTERS

ARCHITECTS PLAN CACAO VILLAGE USING 3D PRINTERS

As the theme of sustainability is only expected to grow more prevalent in the cocoa industry in 2022, there is one eco-friendly use for cocoa, that many may not have anticipated. Cacao Ecovillage will be…

SUSTAINABILITY TO DRIVE COCOA TRENDS IN 2022

SUSTAINABILITY TO DRIVE COCOA TRENDS IN 2022

Olam Food Ingredients’ (OFI) Global Head of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Christopher Stewart, believes sustainability will be the primary driver of Cocoa trends in 2022. OFI is a large global supplier of Cocoa and other…

TWO REASONS TO BE OPTIMISTIC ON INDUSTRY SUSTAINABILITY

TWO REASONS TO BE OPTIMISTIC ON INDUSTRY SUSTAINABILITY

It’s unfortunately true that bad news is more popular, but I want to buck the trend and start the new year to discuss two positive drivers of change in the industry. It’s something I’ve been…

PERUVIAN COCOA COMPANY LAWSUITS ARE ‘INTIMIDATION’ SAY ENVIRONMENTALISTS

PERUVIAN COCOA COMPANY LAWSUITS ARE ‘INTIMIDATION’ SAY ENVIRONMENTALISTS

A writer for the respected and popular environmental website Mongabay, Yvette Sierra Praeli, was issued with a lawsuit by Peruvian cacao company, Tamshi, in what has been described as a campaign of intimidation. The lawsuit,…

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