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Sustainability of international Dutch supply chains: Progress, effects and perspectives

Dutch trade has become ever more sustainable, over the last years. The sustainable market
share was able to soar, also because of the efforts by social organisations, consumers
and the business community. Dutch market parties voluntarily have been contributing
to the...

The Cocoa Merchants' Association of America, Inc. (CMAA)

The principal objects of the Association are to foster trade and welfare of the cocoa beans and cocoa products industry in the United States; to obtain for its membership the benefits to be secured by friendly intercourse among those engaged in importing and trading in cocoa beans and cocoa...

TCHOSource

TCHOSource is a program dedicated to partnering directly with the cocoa growers and working closely with them to produce great cacao. TCHOSource provides innovation, technology and know-how that empower the cocoa growers to improve their livelihoods and hone their craft.

Sustainable cocoa & sugar

Unilever wants to source sugar and cocoa sustainably by 2020. On this web page the company explains how cocoa cultivation can be improved, which targets it sets towards reaching this goald and its collaboration with the Rainforest Alliance with reagrd to certification. Unilver further tells...

Nestlé Cocoa Plan - Supporting farmers for better chocolate

The Nestlé Cocoa Plan aims to enable farmers to run profitable farms, eliminating child labour, while ensuring a sustaianble supply chain for Nestlé cocoa. It is a long term plan which aims to achieve great quality cocoa through certification with its partners and improving the lives of thoise...

Divine Chocolate

In autumn 1998, Divine, the first ever Fairtrade chocolate bar aimed at the mass market was launched onto the UK confectionery market. In an exciting new business model, the co-operative of cocoa farmers in Ghana own shares in the company making the chocolate bar.

Cocoa - Sustainable Trade Initiative

Cocoa is one more commodity sectors in which IDH - the sustainable trade intitiave is active in. On this web page you will find information on the cocoa improvement program, news from the sector as well as information on sustainability issues.