ETHICAL CORPORATION: Female cocoa farmers ‘key ingredient in Divine Chocolate’s success’

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 15/3/2017

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Kuapa Kokoo (which means “good cocoa farmer”) is unique in cocoa production. Professor Stephanie Barrientos from the University of Manchester, who helped Cadbury develop its Cocoa Life sustainability scheme, told the conference that cocoa is overwhelmingly by smallholder farmers, most of them men, and it is men who are the focus of training programmes to help them improve their crops, which have been threatened by climate change.

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TitleFemale cocoa farmers ‘key ingredient in Divine Chocolate’s success’
Media name/outletEthical Corporation
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date15/03/17
DescriptionKuapa Kokoo (which means “good cocoa farmer”) is unique in cocoa production. Professor Stephanie Barrientos from the University of Manchester, who helped Cadbury develop its Cocoa Life sustainability scheme, told the conference that cocoa is overwhelmingly by smallholder farmers, most of them men, and it is men who are the focus of training programmes to help them improve their crops, which have been threatened by climate change.
URLwww.ethicalcorp.com/female-cocoa-farmers-key-ingredient-divine-chocolates-success
PersonsStephanie Barrientos