Vanilla is a key ingredient for us when making chocolate. Today we announced a novel project empowering vanilla farmers in the world's key area when it comes to vanilla, Madagascar. Read why we are bringing in our vast cocoa knowledge into this joint project with Prova, one of the world's premier manufacturers of vanilla extracts and flavors - read why together with Prova we are introducing cocoa farming in Madagascar's vanilla production: http://ow.ly/A6SL304mWSb.
3 years ago we celebrated the inauguration of our joint cocoa factory with PT Comextra Majora in Makassar, Indonesia. These days our colleagues celebrated the anniversary! Happy Birthday!
Read here our initial inaugration announcement: http://bddy.me/2czDiKy
#InterestingReading #HarvardBusinessReview: Companies don't operate in isolation. The 5 elements needed to collaborate on 'Shared Value' - with CocoaAction as one example: http://bddy.me/2cmksJP
We are proud to be a member of CocoaAction and contribute to increase agricultural productivity and support communities in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana!
We just received an honor for our "HORIZONS" sustainability program in the USA.
“This recognition will not only promote our efforts in sustainability, but also drive further innovations around environmental protection across all segments of the baking field,” says Seema Kedia, marketing manager, Food Manufacturers Products for Barry Callebaut USA.
Read more: http://ow.ly/phVa303PjCG
Making cocoa farming more sustainable and profitable for farmers is key: That's why we are proud to announce that we partnered with IFC - a member of the World Bank Group - and IDH - the Dutch Sustainable Trade Initiative - for a risk sharing partnership of USD 9 million to cover up to 103,000 smallholder cocoa farmers in Cote d’Ivoire by 2020.
Read more about this ground breaking partnership: http://bddy.me/2bJY2TS