Great progress on cocoa
Cocoa is a precious commodity that passes through many hands and travels over several continents on its journey from the farm to the finished product. The KRÜGER GROUP has been actively committed to increasing sustainability in the cocoa sector for many years.
Cocoa is our most important ingredient for the production of semi-finished products and chocolate goods. It is used for example, in chocolate bars, chocolates, fillings, spreads and beverages. Sustainability is particularly important in the case of cocoa, much of which is grown by smallholder farmers in West Africa. Many farmers cannot make a good living from cocoa farming because they have little access to modern agricultural knowledge. In addition, local cocoa buyers do not always pay fair prices. In order for the farmers to still be able to make a living, rainforest is often cleared to obtain new cultivation areas, while the existing cultivation areas are managed too intensively. By sourcing sustainably grown cocoa, we contribute to improving the living and environmental conditions of the local community.