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2014-06-11 04:20:39

- Developed in Partnership with Harvard University Research Team AMSTERDAM, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondelez International, the world's largest chocolate company, today shared new plans to achieve third-party verification for its $400 million Cocoa Life program. The approach will measure the impact of Cocoa Life on farmers and their communities and progress towards the program's objective--creating thriving cocoa communities. Mondelez International has partnered with Harvard University...

2014-05-15 20:24:45

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) has named Barry Parkin, chief sustainability officer at Mars, Incorporated, as its new Board of Directors chairman. He will complete the term of Nicko Debenham, who recently became the new vice-president of cocoa sustainability at Barry Callebaut. "We are grateful to Barry Parkin for taking on this important position at WCF. Barry brings great drive and a real passion for cocoa sustainability to the WCF...

2014-05-01 23:16:35

The Prismatic Peacock will be gifting its Relax Lavender Aromatherapy Soy Candles to some of Hollywood’s most talked about mothers and moms-to-be as part of an exclusive celebrity gift bag being prepared by The Artisan Group® for Mother’s Day 2014. Cocoa, Florida (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The Prismatic Peacock (http://www.theprismaticpeacock.etsy.com) will be gifting its Relax Lavender Aromatherapy Soy Candles to some of Hollywood’s most talked about mothers and moms-to-be as part...

2014-03-18 12:33:45

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --- More than 200,000 cocoa-farming families in West and Central Africa will be growing more cocoa and producing more food for their own tables within the next five years, thanks to a new program by the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Walmart Foundation. The initiative, known as the Cocoa Livelihoods Program, will train cocoa farmers in Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria and Cameroon about good...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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