That's what Forever Chocolate is all about...
We all love chocolate and we want it to be around forever. But to do that, sustainable chocolate should become the norm. That is why we've got to find bold new ways of doing business and bringing partners together to make it happen.
By 2025 we will eradicate child labor from our supply chain
As a direct result of cocoa farmer poverty, it is estimated that there are more than 2 million children working on cocoa farms in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana.
By 2025 we will lift more than 500,000 cocoa farmers out of poverty
As a result of low yields due to poor farming practices, aging trees and limited access to inputs such as fertilizer and planting materials. The average cocoa farmer’s income is significantly below the World Bank’s extreme poverty line of USD 1.90/day. Such low income makes it impossible for farmers to invest in their farms, or to hire staff to work the fields.
By 2025 we will be carbon and forest positive
Deforestation is one of the biggest causes of global warming. It emits carbon dioxide into the atmosphere through the “slash and burn” method for clearing forests, and at the same time reduces the amount of trees that will absorb carbon dioxide.
By 2025 we will have 100% sustainable ingredients in all of our products
We source a variety of ingredients – dairy products, sugar, palm oil, soy lecithin and soy oil, hazelnuts, vanilla, coconut oil, and, of course, cocoa.