Barry Callebaut: Disclosing our Direct Cocoa Suppliers in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Cameroon

September 9, 2020 Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut has reached a new milestone in our plan to build a sustainable cocoa supply chain, we are disclosing our direct cocoa suppliers in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Cameroon.

Cocoa sourcing and processing in Africa during times of COVID-19

May 29, 2020 Barry Callebaut

Africa is the largest cocoa producing region in the world. Jo Thys, VP Cocoa Africa at Barry Callebaut, explains how he and his team ensured the continued sourcing and processing of cocoa, whilst prioritizing the safety of employees and following the precautionary measures introduced by the government.

Cocoa Growers Plan to Suspend Ethical Programs

October 21, 2019 Bloomberg

In a world that is growing increasingly concerned about corporate commitments to environmental and social responsibility, top cocoa producers Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana are planning to make a move that goes against the tide.

Top Cocoa Grower to Trace All Beans in Pledge to Protect Forests

The world’s biggest cocoa grower plans to trace beans from farms to ports as it seeks to protect forests and root out illegal plantations.

Good News for Chocolate Lovers as Rains Boost Africa Cocoa Crops

Farmers in the top two cocoa growers are upbeat about the next harvest after heavy rains in recent weeks helped support crop development.