African Producers Worry Over New Cocoa Certification

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Cocoa producers, particularly in Africa have expressed worry over the introduction of new certification standards. They worry stems from the fact that they continue to receive an income below the poverty line.*



While farmers should be pleased with its certification, producers are more concerned about certified sustainable cocoa. A sector that has seen the emergence of several sustainable certification standards in recent years.

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Cote d'Ivoire
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cote d'ivoire, ivory coast, cocoa, producers, farmers, certification