Friday, September 15, 2017

Fairtrade Cocoa in Ghana: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead

"Some of the global chocolate industry’s biggest players, such as Ferrero, Mars, and Hershey, have expressed their commitment to achieve a sustainable cocoa sector by the year 2020. As the world’s second largest producer of cocoa, Ghana is also interested in moving towards sustainable cocoa production.
Over the past years, Fairtrade has significantly advanced in Ghana’s cocoa sector. Between 2009 and 2014, annual volumes of Fairtrade cocoa produced in the country increased from 481 MT to 54,600 MT."

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