Sustainable Chocolate Company Cru Shares the Story of Cacao

Karla McNeil-Rueda’s sustainable company, Cru, works to empower women farmers while honoring the origins of chocolate.

This World Chocolate Day, Let’s Rethink Big Cocoa

The true cost of chocolate production has been paid by cocoa-producing communities in the service of profit for a few. This must change.

NORC Report Finds 1.6 Million Children Are Engaged in Child Labor in the Cocoa Industry in West Africa

A report from the NORC looks at prevalence of child labor in the cocoa industry in West Africa and solutions to address the issue.

Helping Local Farmers in Madagascar Create Sustainable (And Profitable) Businesses

Dani Nierenberg chats with Tim McCollum, founder and CEO of Beyond Good, an organic chocolate company that exclusively sources cacao from local farmers in Madagascar and Uganda.

From Bean to Bar: Ghanaian Chocolate Companies Chasing a Billion-Dollar Gap

Ghana supplies up to a quarter of the world’s cocoa, but why do European countries produce all the premium chocolate? Meet the Ghanaian chocolate makers molding their own futures, one chocolate bar at a time.

The Bitter and Sweet: Dispatch from the 2018 World Cocoa Conference

The cocoa and chocolate sector convened at the World Cocoa Conference to discuss the future of the crop we love. Learn key insights on sustainability in the sector from conference moderator, Simran Sethi.