Life on Land: Halting cocoa-driven deforestation
How far is the chocolate and cocoa industry going to halt deforestation by 2020 and restore degraded land and soil by 2030? This report explores the strengths and pitfalls of the Cocoa & Forests Initiative (CFI) amid warnings of a climate emergency and an incoming living income differential (LID) in the top two cocoa-producing nations.
Third-party certification and company programmes compared
Lumina Intelligence’s report ‘Up to standard: Third-party certification and company programmes compared’ analyses the impact of and consumer sentiment towards third-party certification standards, such as Fairtrade, Rainforest Alliance and company programmes like the Nestlé Cocoa Plan, Cocoa Life and Starbucks’ C.A.F.E. Practices.
Creating Value at Source with Cocoa Provenance Claims
Cocoa origin claims on chocolate products are rare and at odds with the main sourcing regions of cocoa. This report proposes a model for companies to promote cocoa sourcing regions through marketing while supporting sustainable development. Discover the most common cocoa origin claims based on research of 1,000+ chocolate products.
Food & Drink Sustainability 2019 – Global Progress
How are the food & drink industry responding to some of the most pressing issues facing the planet? This report reviews how aligned industry pledges are to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. The analysis features pledges by manufacturers such as Nestlé, suppliers such as Cargill, food service operators like Starbucks and retailers such as Walmart and Amazon.