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COCOA ASSOCIATION OF ASIA APPOINTS NEW SUB-COMMITTEES

COCOA ASSOCIATION OF ASIA APPOINTS NEW SUB-COMMITTEES

28th June 2021 – the Cocoa Association of Asia (CAA) announced its appointment of three new sub-committees to help spearhead key initiatives for the industry in Asia Pacific. The three sub-committees named by the association…

CÔTE D’IVOIRE SAYS SANCTIONS AWAIT THOSE WHO DON’T PAY LID

CÔTE D’IVOIRE SAYS SANCTIONS AWAIT THOSE WHO DON’T PAY LID

Ivory Coast’s cocoa regulator, Conseil Cafe Cacao (CCC), has named the chocolate makers, who it says continues to refuse to pay the Living Income Differential (LID), which is a premium of $400 a tonne set…

RAINFOREST ALLIANCE APPOINTS SANTIAGO GOWLAND AS CEO

RAINFOREST ALLIANCE APPOINTS SANTIAGO GOWLAND AS CEO

The Rainforest Alliance announced that Santiago Gowland has joined the organization as Chief Executive Officer. Gowland previously served as Executive Vice President for Latin America and Global Innovation at The Nature Conservancy. Before that, he…

DUBAI’S DMCC TO LAUNCH COCOA CENTRE

DUBAI’S DMCC TO LAUNCH COCOA CENTRE

The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) is planning a major Centre of Cacao inside the free zone. If all goes to plan, DMCC plans in mid-2021 to incubate a range of cacao services within its…

RAINFOREST ALLIANCE REWRITES CERTIFICATION STANDARD

RAINFOREST ALLIANCE REWRITES CERTIFICATION STANDARD

After the 2018 merger of Rainforest Alliance and UTZ, the company has been working hard to update its certification standards. Starting July of 2021, the new standards will go into effect on all of the…

FERRERO AND ‘SAVE THE CHILDREN’ PARTNER ON COCOA SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS

FERRERO AND ‘SAVE THE CHILDREN’ PARTNER ON COCOA SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS

Ferrero announced that they had met their 2020 target on sustainability goals to source 100% of their cocoa through ‘independently managed standards’. The original commitment was made in 2011, which the company said it hoped…

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