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These are all the posts that have been tagged with Partnership.

DKSH supports Hershey’s expansion into Malaysia

29 May 2012 – DKSH is supporting Hershey’s market expansion in Malaysia. DKSH will provide sales, distribution, trade marketing, merchandising, and logistics services for Hershey’s range of chocolates, such as Hershey’s Kisses, chocolate bars, nuggets, and pearls, chocolate related grocery products as well as Bubble Yum gum. The collaboration, commencing 1 June is an extension […]

Tackling child labour

15 May 2012 – The International Cocoa Initiative is working to eliminate child labour from the cocoa supply chain. The holistic community empowerment model promoted by ICI is recognised by ILO/IPEC as an important contribution to bringing about the sustainable changes necessary to protect children, and forms the basis of an exciting new collaboration between […]

Cocoa development for Vietnam

28 March 2012 – A cocoa Project Management Unit (PMU) has been established in Vietnam to strengthen the growth of sustainable cocoa development. Immediate priorities for the unit include enhancing cocoa research, improving farming practices to increase yields; improving market access and advocating independent certification. The PMU was created by Cargill and the cocoa Public-Private […]

Barry Callebaut meets Unilever’s chocolate needs

23 January 2012 – Barry Callebaut and Unilever have signed a new long term global partnership agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Barry Callebaut will become Unilever’s strategic global supplier and innovation partner of choice for its cocoa and chocolate needs. This new global supply agreement builds on the existing long standing working relationship […]

Proform at ProSweets: Stand D039

16 January 2012 – Proform designs and builds high performance production machinery for the extrusion and forming of chewing and bubble gum, liquorice, fruit gum, toffee, hard or soft candies as well as biscuits, crackers or bread dough. Proform will have information and videos available on their complete range of production machinery; highlights include: In […]

Supporting cocoa sector in Cote d’Ivoire

18 November 2011 – Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business has agreed a memorandum of understanding that underlines its continued support for Ivorian cocoa farmers and the development of the country’s cocoa sector. Cargill will invest $3.25 million to develop and expand its farmer training programme and support activities to enable cooperatives to obtain independent UTZ […]

Cocoa partnership launched

18 October 2011 – Kraft Foods is launching its successful Cocoa Partnership to the Dominican Republic in a five year commitment with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Working together, the Cocoa Partnership and USAID hope to increase the yield and quality of Dominican cocoa, while improving farmer livelihoods and communities. The program […]

New chocolate tastes

13 October 2011 – Investment by Cargill’s cocoa & chocolate business has boosted Cargill’s chocolate capabilities in speciality tastes. Three new chocolate tastes are the first fruits of this investment: chocolate with mocha (coffee) paste, chocolate with hazelnut paste, and an authentic Gianduja (hazelnut) chocolate, and are produced using two new processes developed by Cargill. […]

Fast track stevia

29 September 2011 – PureCircle has announced a rapid expansion of its stevia supply in the US as S&W Seed Company nears completion and drying of stevia leaf in its first commercial level harvest. S&W plans to expand stevia plantings in California by the spring of 2012. PureCircle, the world’s leading producer of high purity […]

Paying cocoa premium boost farmers’ incomes

22 August 2011 – Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business has made the second of its annual sustainable certified cocoa premium payments which total over U.S. $2.2 million, to 26,500 farmers across 21 cooperatives in Côte d’Ivoire. The substantial payments mark another step in Cargill’s commitment to build a sustainable cocoa supply chain and support cocoa […]

Supplier of new chocolate brand announced

11 August 2011 – What On Earth, a leading organic food manufacturer, is pleased to announce that it will now be supplying GO*DO, an organic chocolate from Italy. London based, What On Earth, which produces and supplies organic items on both a retail and food service basis, will supply the full range of products from […]

Godrej Hershey’s part ways after four years

12 July 2011 – After four years in a partnership that has been described as being made in heaven, Godrej Hershey are set to part ways. This split is set to be a result of management differenced between the two companies and has forced them to review their allegiance. The chocolate powerhouse Hershey has a […]

Nestle acquires majority of Hsu Fu Chi in China

12 July 2011 – Nestlé announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with the founding family of Hsu Fu Chi, a leading manufacturer and distributor of confectionery products in China. Under the proposed agreement, Nestlé intends to acquire 60% of Hsu Fu Chi whilst the Hsu family will own the remaining 40%. Hsu […]

Blackstone acquires Tangerine

6th July 2011 – The Blackstone Group has acquired Tangerine, the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of sugar confectionery and popcorn. Blackstone has invested for a majority stake in the company, alongside management which has re-invested significantly in the business. Lionel Assant, Blackstone senior managing director says, “Blackstone’s investment in Tangerine will provide an excellent platform […]