Barry Callebaut cites progress in helping cocoa farmers tackle child labour

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Barry Callebaut cites progress in helping cocoa farmers tackle child labourBarry Callebaut, whose largest shareholder is the billionaire Jacobs family, added it would eradicate child labour from its supply chain by 2025 and aim for all its ingredients to be from sustainable sources by that point. It is estimated that more than 2 million children are working on cocoa farms in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana, the firm said in its 'Forever Chocolate' report. 'As a result, the future generation of cocoa farmers, deprived of their childhood and education, will not be empowered to break this vicious cycle,' it added.


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