Cocoa foundation outlines sustainability goals

January 16, 2009 - The World Cocoa Foundation is offering a guide to the cocoa industry on sustainability principles that focus on equitable profit, labour standards and environmental issues.

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Ivory Coast plan to boost cocoa quality

January 12, 2009 - The Ivory Coast is taking steps to protect its cocoa industry with a plan to improve the quality of its crop which is said to have fallen in standards over the last decade, according to reports.

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Comfort and joy

December 23, 2008 - On the 10th birthday of Divine Chocolate, Ghanain cocoa farmer Comfort Kumeah celebrates the benefits of more and fairer trade. Paul Northup reports.

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Ivory Coast women defy taboos, move into cocoa farming

November 10, 2008 - Once it was the exclusive preserve of men but not any more: hundreds of women in Ivory Coast are ignoring patriarchal tradition and turning to the growing of cocoa.

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Royal Verkade Chocolate 100 percent Fair Trade

Post-harvest processing helps cocoa farmers

Best practice for chocolate industry urgent, voices child labour watchdog