“Barry Callebaut makes unprecedented move of releasing its direct cocoa sourcing map” – Confectionery News – September 9, 2020

On September 9, 2020 Confectionery News reported that “Barry Callebaut Group, one of the world’s largest cocoa manufactures, has released a collection of farmer data in its supply chain by going public with a map of all its cocoa suppliers in West Africa.

This map highlights the locations of cooperative and buying stations from which the Group is directly sourcing its cocoa.

By publicly sharing the information, it said it is contributing to transparency and traceability in the cocoa supply chain.  This data also demonstrates the evolution of our data collection capabilities and our confidence in the robustness of our data.

The map includes geographical data on cooperatives and districts in Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana and Cameroon.”

You may read the article on the Confectionery News internet site.