Cocoa

Barry Callebaut has invested in the development of sustainable cocoa programs for well over a decade. We offer customers sustainable cocoa from the following programs: Cocoa Horizons, Fairtrade, Rainforest Alliance and UTZ. Explore each of these programs and see which products we offer today that contain sustainable cocoa.

In the biggest cocoa producing region in the world - West Africa - the majority of cocoa farmers live in extreme poverty; there are an estimated 2 million children working on cocoa farms; changing rainfall patterns due to climate change negatively impact agricultural regions; and, decreasing yields have pushed farmers into protected forests, threatening biodiversity and environmental protection. In these challenging conditions, farmers don’t want their children to follow in their footsteps - they see greater opportunity for them elsewhere.

So how do we reverse this trend and ensure a viable opportunity in cocoa farming? The first step is to improve livelihoods, and that starts with investing in a sustainable supply. Join our Forever Chocolate journey to make sustainable chocolate the norm, by purchasing sustainable ingredients.

Cocoa Horizons

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Mission: To improve the livelihoods of cocoa farmers and their communities, through the promotion of sustainable, entrepreneurial farming, improved productivity, and community development.

Fairtrade International

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Mission: to connect disadvantaged producers and consumers, promote fairer trading conditions and empower producers to combat poverty, strengthen their position and take more control over their lives.

Rainforest Alliance

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Mission: to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.

UTZ Certified

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Mission: to create a world where sustainable farming is the norm. Sustainable farming helps farmers, workers and their families to fulfill their ambitions and contributes to safeguarding the world’s resources, now and in the future.

Get in Touch

Your Barry Callebaut Group Contacts

Christiaan Prins
Head of External Affairs
+41 43 204 03 76
Claudia Pedretti
Head of Investor Relations
+41 43 204 04 23