Sustainable Sourcing

Ferrero in talks to develop hazelnut production in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is world's fifth largest hazelnut producer, making up 4% of the annual crop. ©iStock/Vladislav Nosick

Ferrero has discussed increasing hazelnut production in Azerbaijan with the country’s government.

Mondelēz to transition out of certified cocoa to focus on own program Cocoa Life. Photo credit: MDLZ

Mondelēz scales up Cocoa Life, but total volumes sourced sustainably flat at 21%

Barry Callebaut sources large volumes of its sugar from Brazil and Mexico. ©iStock/lzf

Barry Callebaut joins Bonsucro to ramp up 100% sustainable sugar pledge

Water shortages predicted to up commodity costs for confectioners unless they act to enhance water availability: Water Footprint Network report. ©iStock/Alexandrum79

‘Underestimated’ water scarcity could hit the EU confectionery market

Passatempo kid's biscuits. Picture: cba B+G deisgn agency.

Nestlé’s innovation platform HENRi@Nestlé marks one year anniversary

Mondelēz plans to eliminate 65,000 tons of packaging material by 2020. Photo: Mondelēz

Mondelēz closer to sustainability goals by reducing Oreo, Cadbury packaging

DRC cocoa exports rising fast as multimillion dollar investments increase the planted area. Photo: Kevin Wilkins/iStock

Cocoa in the Congo: Emerging origin for organic chocolate makers

Cocoa ratio makes it more profitable to process cocoa, but cocoa bean prices expected to remain low for farmers, predicts consultant. ©iStock

Grinding in profits: European cocoa processing rises 2% in Q2

Divine's new listings at Publix and CVS help US sales grow 10%. Photo: Divine

Divine Chocolate reports 40% profit growth in 2016

No sustainability without traceability: The Forest Trust advises indsutry how it can trace cocoa and palm supplies. ©iStock/dzxy

Unknown faces: Who are the farmers behind your cocoa and palm?

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