Know your impact

Do you know the environmental impact of your chocolate bar? Well, you can find out now. We’ve committed to being carbon positive as part of our Forever Chocolate initiative. That means knowing our carbon footprint so that we can reduce it. Join us.

Carbon footprint

You​ ​can’t​ ​manage​ ​it​ ​if​ ​you​ ​don’t​ ​measure​ ​it!​ ​We​ ​measured​ ​our​ ​organizational​ ​carbon​ ​footprint based​ ​on​ ​14/15​ ​figures​ ​and​ ​can​ ​readily​ ​see​ ​our​ ​areas​ ​of​ ​greatest​ ​impact.​

Our​ ​comprehensive footprint​ ​tool​ ​will​ ​enable​ ​us​ ​to​ ​measure​ ​and​ ​report​ ​on​ ​our​ ​impacts​ ​every​ ​year,​ ​in​ ​order​ ​to​ ​achieve our​ ​​Forever​ ​Chocolate​​ ​commitment to become carbon and forest positive by 2025.

​As​ ​you​ ​can​ ​see in the following graph of our footprint (2014/15),​ land​ ​use​ ​change​ ​is​ ​by​ ​far​ ​our​ ​biggest​ ​impact -​ ​this​ ​is​ ​related​ ​to​ ​the​ ​land​ ​converted​ ​from​ ​previously​ ​forested​ ​space​ ​to​ ​the​ ​farmland​ ​used​ ​today​ ​to deliver​ ​our​ ​agricultural​ ​raw​ ​materials.​ ​You​ ​can​ ​also​ ​see​ ​above,​ ​that​ ​our​ ​second​ ​biggest​ ​impact comes​ ​from​ ​dairy.​ ​So​ ​we​ ​will​ ​work​ ​with​ ​our​ ​suppliers​ ​in​ ​order​ ​to​ ​ensure​ ​that​ ​carbon​ ​reducing practices​ ​are​ ​part​ ​of​ ​their​ ​sustainability​ ​plans.

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Carbon footprint calculator

A​ ​way​ ​in​ ​which​ ​customers​ ​can​ ​get​ ​involved​ ​is​ ​by​ ​first,​ ​understanding​ ​the​ ​carbon​ ​footprint​ ​of​ ​their purchases,​ ​and​ ​also​ ​making​ ​conscious​ ​efforts​ ​to​ ​reduce​ ​their​ ​downstream​ ​impacts.​ ​Through​ ​our online​ ​carbon​ ​footprint​ ​tool,​ ​you​ ​can​ ​input​ ​your​ ​recipe​ ​to​ ​see​ ​the​ ​impact​ ​of​ ​your​ ​chocolate,​ ​and​ ​see how​ ​it​ ​compares​ ​to​ ​Barry​ ​Callebaut’s​ ​choice​ ​range,​ ​and​ ​also​ ​how​ ​it​ ​compares​ ​to​ ​other​ ​food​ ​items.  

Change​ ​around​ ​your​ ​recipe​ ​to​ ​see​ ​how​ ​slight​ ​tweaks​ ​could​ ​positively​ ​or​ ​negatively​ ​impact​ ​your footprint.​ ​And​ ​let​ ​us​ ​know​ ​if​ ​you’d​ ​like​ ​to​ ​explore​ ​options​ ​that​ ​enhance​ ​taste​ ​while​ ​reducing​ ​impact. Our​ ​R&D​ ​experts​ ​will​ ​be​ ​happy​ ​to​ ​assist​ ​you!

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Barry Callebaut USA LLC
903 Industrial Highway
Eddystone, 19022
United States

+1 610 872 4528