Most Major Brands Surpass Hershey in Responsible Cocoa Sourcing
by Tim Newman · December 02, 2010

New commitments to sustainable cocoa from some of the largest cocoa and chocolate companies in the world have left Hershey even farther behind its competitors in responsible sourcing practices. In the past month, Barry Callebaut and Unilever have made significant agreements to produce chocolate products certified to meet international labor standards, greatly increasing the global production and demand of sustainable cocoa. As an industry that has long been tainted by child labor, forced labor and trafficking, it is critical that chocolate companies take responsibility for the conditions under which their cocoa is produced. Why is Hershey so far behind?  >> Read Full Story


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