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Milka Chocolate Joins Cocoa Life Sustainable Sourcing Program
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"We’re extremely proud to see Milka, our largest chocolate brand in
Milka stands for quality chocolate and the use of the highest quality ingredients such as Alpine milk. This brand promise is now supported by joining the Cocoa Life program as well as ensuring that no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives are used in the chocolate used in Milka products.
Cocoa Life’s mission is to create a strong cocoa supply chain while transforming lives and livelihoods, addressing deforestation and building resilience to climate change across six cocoa origin countries:
Independent verification has shown that in Indonesia’s Cocoa Life communities, farmers’ annual income increased 37 percent and cocoa yield 10 percent.
“As one of the world’s largest chocolate manufacturers, we reach millions of consumers with brands such as Milka,” said Weber. “We want to use this scale to drive positive change for the communities on which we depend, and to work with farmers so we can continue to build strong relationships for the long term. Now more than ever, our consumers care about their food and want to know that what they’re eating is sustainable.”
For more information, see the most recent Cocoa Life Progress Report at https://www.cocoalife.org/progress/cocoa-life-progress-report-2017.
About Cocoa Life
Cocoa Life aims to create empowered and thriving cocoa farming communities by reaching more than 200,000 farmers across six countries and benefiting more than a million people by 2022. Mondelēz International’s ultimate goal is to sustainably source all the company’s cocoa supply, mainly via Cocoa Life. By working in partnership with farmers, NGOs, suppliers and government institutions, Cocoa Life is part of Mondelēz International’s Impact For Growth – a commitment to driving business growth with positive change in the world. Follow our progress on www.cocoalife.org/progress.
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