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Cargill Details Plan To End Deforestation In Cocoa Growing Regions

14 Dec 2018 - Schiphol, Netherlands — Cargill, Inc. has unveiled The Protect Our Planet plan, which provides a framework for achieving complete cocoa bean traceability and includes a commitment of no further conversion of any forest land in Ghana and Ivory Coast of cocoa production, according to the ...

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Lake Champlain Invests In Production, Triples Capacity

07 Dec 2018 - Williston, VT — Lake Champlain Chocolates Co. (LCC) has tripled capacity to produce its premium chocolates at its SQF Level 2 certified facility, which is dedicated to organic manufacturing, according to the company. The project has been two years in the works and includes the ...

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Barry Callebaut Well On Way To 2025 Sustainability Goals

06 Dec 2018 - Zurich, Switzerland — Close to half (44 percent) of cocoa purchased by Barry Callebaut AG comes from sustainable sources, while the supplier’s other ingredients are also sustainably sourced at the same percentage, putting the company firmly on track to “make sustainable chocolate the norm ...


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Jelly Belly Candy Company traces its roots back to 1869 when Gustav Goelitz began making candy in Belleville, Illinois. In 1898, Gustav’s sons formed their own company, which continues to operate today as Jelly Belly Candy Company. Today, Jelly Belly employs more than 700 people as the company remains family-owned and operated by the fourth, fifth and sixth generations of the family.

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