These are all the posts that have been tagged with sustainability.
The festive season is always a good opportunity to overindulge in chocolate, but when it comes to what types of product UK consumers buy at Christmas, new research suggests they look for those with ethical credentials.
Chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has committed to having sustainable ingredients in all of its products by 2025 as part of its new sustainability strategy entitled ‘Forever Chocolate’.
The Confectionery Production team were at Food Matters Live in London yesterday to discover the latest trends in the industry and see all the new product launches on show.
Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business has established its own licensed buying company (LBC) following the successful application for a license from the Ghanaian Cocoa Board (Cocobod).
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.
Cocoa and chocolate giants Mondelēz International, Nestlé, Barry Callebaut and Mars are joining forces with the Jacobs Foundation on a community development and education programme in Côte d’Ivoire.
It seems all eyes are on chocolate this month, particularly this week, as we celebrate Chocolate Week in the UK.
Chocolate and cocoa products manufacturer Barry Callebaut has expanded into Indonesia by opening its first chocolate factory in the country.
Snact, a UK social enterprise making snacks from surplus product, has chosen to roll out Tipa’s compostable and flexible packaging for its product range to help tackle food waste.
Chocolate and cocoa products manufacturer Barry Callebaut and Prova, a producer of vanilla extracts and flavours, are joining forces to introduce cocoa farming to Madagascar’s vanilla production region.
The International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) has published its study on the establishment of a cocoa sustainability fund, which looks at options to source additional funding to support cocoa farmers.
UK supermarket giant Tesco has revealed that the cocoa used in its own label chocolate products will come from Rainforest Alliance certified sources by the end of 2018.
Confectionery giant Mars has invested a further RUB600 million ($9m) in its Wrigley plant in Russia which will see the brand increase production of Juicy Fruit products.
Barry Callebaut is to expand its Cocoa Horizons sustainability programme in Ghana – the world’s second largest cocoa growing country – as part of efforts to secure a sustainable cocoa supply chain.