Confectionary News -- Chocoa 2019: The economics and politics of cocoa

The seventh Chocoa Conference in Amsterdam got straight down to business on the opening day, with discussions ranging from deforestation, child labor and farmer incomes.

“We have been talking about child labor, deforestation, and too low farmgate prices for the last 15 years. It’s time for action and to scale up. We need to do much more”

The Uncommon mission for a more transparent supply chain is being heard, recognized, and met at Chocoa, and by many others across the globe. We were thrilled to participate in this conference and these important discussions that push our industry forward.

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