Cocoa supply-chains: toward a new model?

High-yielding cocoa varieties and plantations covering thousands of hectares in Latin America.

Many big players from the industry, for whom the current model in West Africa has “reached its limits”, are looking to invest in this new system, which they describe as “more profitable and more secure”.

Under the guise of sustainability and traceability, this rapidly growing interest from multinationals for “millions of hectares of free land” – and the consequences that will follow – gives us some food for thoughts…