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Rainforest Alliance and UTZ merge

The ethical certification schemes UTZ and Rainforest Alliance will merge later this year to give them “a greater reach and a stronger voice”. “By joining forces, we will provide a leading platform to help increase consumer demand for responsibly sourced products,” the organisations said in a joint statement. The new body will be called the…
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Nestle UK and Ireland to sell 100% sustainable cocoa

IT WILL be a happier new year for some cocoa producers in the developing world as from the 1 January 2016, all Nestlé Professional UK & Ireland confectionery brands, including Kit Kat, Aero and Smarties, will be produced using certified sustainable cocoa.   Nestle is the first major confectionary company in the hospitality and foodservice…
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