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Nearly 500 representatives of the global chocolate and cocoa sector, including farmers have gathered in Côte d’Ivoire to address the critical sustainability issues confronting the crop.
Swiss food giant Nestlé has cut its full-year sales outlook, blaming the current softer environment, which has been marked by deflation and low raw material prices.
Lycored’s food and fortification business is set to increase its footprint in the Iberian Peninsula and North Africa after establishing a new partnership with the food division of Spanish ingredients distributor Indukern.
This week, Ferrero-owned chocolate brand Thorntons celebrates its 105th birthday.
More than 9,500 cocoa farmers in Cameroon have received over €1.4 million in premium payments under Cargill’s Cocoa Promise programme – the largest certification payments in the country.
Mondi Group has completed its EUR90 million ($100m) acquisition of Turkish flexible packaging manufacturer Kalenobel.
Bühler veteran Stefan Scheiber has officially taken up his new role as CEO at the company, which supplies chocolate production lines.
Confectionery brand Ferrero has said it will double the amount of cocoa it purchases from Fairtrade farmers to 40,000 metric tonnes over the next three years.
The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) has appointed Richard Scobey as its new president, with responsibility for leading WCF’s operations.
Jos de Loor, leader of Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, is to step down next month after 29 years with the food ingredients group.
Snack giant Mondelēz International has said it is confident in its outlook after posting a mixed first-performance as both profit and margins improved, while sales declined.
Food giant Nestlé and UK-based ice cream company R&R have agreed to set up a frozen food joint venture, Froneri.
The Cargill Coop Academy, an adult education managerial programme aimed at cocoa farmer cooperative leaders, will now deploy in Cameroon.
Sophi Tranchell, CEO of Divine Chocolate, has been named Schwab ‘Social Entrepreneur of the Year’, the international award for social innovation.