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Europe: Cargill program deploys in Cameroon’s cocoa cooperatives

The Cargill Coop Academy, an adult education managerial program aimed at cocoa farmer cooperative leaders, will now deploy in Cameroon. The training aims at helping...

Africa: Pentair, partners open solar-powered community site

Pentair joins The Coca-Cola Company, Ericsson, Medshare, Phillips, Solarkiosk and TIGO Rwanda to open the flagship solar-powered Ekocenter in Ruhunda, Rwanda. The site was designed...

World: Mondelēz International employees impart business skills to farmers

More than 12,000 employees volunteered nearly 40,000 hours across 70 countries during Mondelēz International's annual Global Volunteer Month campaign in October 2015. Among the volunteers,...

Africa: Cargill opens licensed buying company in Ghana

Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business has established its licensed buying company (LBC) following the successful application for a license from the Ghanaian Cocoa Board...

Africa: Arla opens office, facility in Ghana

Arla announces its subsidiary, Arla Foods in Accra, Ghana, which will supply products from its Dano range also sold in Nigeria, including powdered milk...

World: Cargill paid €14M paid to cocoa farmers in 2015

In 2015, cocoa farmers in Côte d’Ivoire have received more than €7 million (US$7.77 million) in premium payments under the Cargill Cocoa Promise, while...

World: ADM Cocoa marks five years of excellence in cocoa processing in Ghana

ADM Cocoa is marking five years of dedicated cocoa processing in the Ashanti Region, with a continuation of the successful partnership with key stakeholders,...

Africa: Cameroon cocoa farmers beneficiaries of Cargill’s program

More than 9,500 cocoa farmers in Cameroon have received more than €1.4 million (US$1.57 million) in premium payments – the largest ever certification premium...

World: Food insecurity spreads in Pacific, Caribbean states

Drought linked to El Niño and civil conflict have pushed the number of countries currently in need of external food assistance up to 37...

Africa: Liqui-box buys equipment maker

Liqui-Box has signed a definitive agreement to acquire both the engineering and flexible operations of Maverick, based in Cape Town, South Africa. Maverick...
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