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    Blue Bandana teaches the taste of chocolate

    Are you ready for chocolate school? Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker, the artisanal chocolate company launched this year by Eric Lampman, son of Lake Champlain Chocolates founder Jim Lampman, is offering an insight Saturday into how the…Read More »

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    Hershey named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index

    The Hershey Company has been selected to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI). Hershey is one of seven North American companies from the Food & Beverage category in this year’s index and one of only…Read More »

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    Cargill Inc. : Cargill’s new Managing Director Cocoa focuses on innovation and customer service

    Philippe Huet has been appointed as the new Managing Director Cocoa for Cargill’s cocoa & chocolate business. Huet takes over from Harold Poelma, who made a major contribution to developing the company’s innovation and sustainability programme…Read More »

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    Indonesia benefits from cocoa programmes

    Cargill has extended its sustainable cocoa programme to South Sulawesi province, Indonesia – an important step in developing sustainable cocoa production and increasing the yields of farmers in Indonesia – the world’s third largest producer of…Read More »

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    Barry Callebaut Sees Rise in Ivorian Main Crop Cocoa

    Cocoa production from top grower Ivory Coast’s October to March main crop will reach around 1.06 million tonnes with disease and cross-border smuggling likely to have little effect on output, Swiss chocolatier Barry Callebaut said on…Read More »

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    A taste for sustainability

    Facing the prospect of a global shortfall in cocoa production of one million tonnes by 2020, Mars Chocolate has implemented a worldwide sustainability initiative, working with the five million smallholders who grow the majority of the…Read More »

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    Barry Callebaut to build chocolate factory in Turkey

    Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, announced today the building of a factory for chocolate and compounds in Eskisehir, Turkey. The new facility will serve as a basis to participate…Read More »

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    Nestlé buying additional 5 300 tonnes of Fairtrade cocoa

    Nestle UK and Ireland has pledged to double its commitment to Fairtrade making its two-fingered Kit Kat bar certified by January. Nestle’s four-finger Kit Kit has been using Fairtrade certified cocoa since 2010, and its latest…Read More »

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    Nestlé UK goes Fairtrade with Kit Kat two-finger

    Nestlé UK & Ireland is doubling its commitment to Fairtrade cocoa by making its two-finger Kit Kat brand Fairtrade from January 2013. Read more.

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    Cadbury adopts communities in Suhum Municipality

    Cadbury Cocoa International Partnership, has adopted two communities in the Suhum Municipality to improve the living conditions of the people.     The communities are Kokoteasua and Safroasa. Mr Kwame Asa-Ofori, a chief farmer, disclosed this to the…Read More »

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