Cloetta will certify the entire chocolate assortment with sustainable cocoa from UTZ CERTIFIED farmers by 2014.
Cloetta’s sustainability commitment functions as the road map for building long-term sustainable value. Based on stakeholder dialogues and a materiality analysis, Cloetta has identified four areas which are of key importance for Cloetta to fuel sustainable growth. For all four areas, long-term goals have been identified and matched with clear action programmes and follow-up systems.
Around 70% of cocoa on the world market and most of Europe’s cocoa comes from West Africa, mainly the Ivory Coast. The majority of cocoa farms are very small and there are some 700,000 growers in the Ivory Coast alone.