Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate

A sustainable business breakthrough

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With over 50 years’ experience in originating high quality cocoa, Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate has long been committed to developing a more sustainable supply chain. Now our innovations have led to a breakthrough: the first independently audited sustainable cocoa and chocolate.

Since 2000 we have been helping farmers in cocoa producing countries achieve better quality, higher yield and community improvements. From there, it was a logical step to co-found the UTZ Certified initiative, to promote socially, environmentally and economically sustainable farming, now and in the future. UTZ Certified cocoa and chocolate stand out because they are produced to the highest standards, not only of sustainability, but of flavor as well. They truly are ‘Good Inside’.

The first fully UTZ Certified cocoa and chocolate is now available in limited quantities. We are gradually scaling up availability and invite our customers to join us in our journey towards achieving a sustainable supply chain. With UTZ Certified we guarantee consumers an excellent cocoa and chocolate experience - from sustainable start to delicious finish.

“Since we have been in the certification process we can see a real change when we visit the cocoa farms. The farmers who have not yet followed the training program can see the benefits of better farming practices and increased productivity, and they too now want to be enrolled.”
--Yao Konan, general secretary of the Fiédifoué cocoa co-operative, Côte d’Ivoire

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