Wilmar palm oil produced using child labour in dangerous conditions: Amnesty International

Wilmar palm oil produced using child labour in dangerous conditions: Amnesty International

Amnesty International has uncovered “systemic” cases of child labour and labour rights abuses in Indonesian palm oil plantations operated by Wilmar, tracing the palm oil back to firms including Nestlé, Unilever and Kellogg – companies that all claim to source palm oil sustainably.


Source: Wilmar palm oil produced using child labour in dangerous conditions: Amnesty International

From licking your own face to chocolate greeting cards: Candy Mechanics celebrates launch

From licking your own face to chocolate greeting cards: Candy Mechanics celebrates launch

E-commerce start-up Candy Mechanics has launched a line of personalized chocolate Candy Cards and will next month introduce limited edition chocolate lollipops from 3D printed molds of people’s faces.


Source: From licking your own face to chocolate greeting cards: Candy Mechanics celebrates launch

Chocolate Xmas tins help to save the planet with reduced carbon footprint, says Empac

Chocolate Xmas tins help to save the planet with reduced carbon footprint, says Empac

Empac (European Metal Packaging association) has seen 20%-39% savings in the carbon footprint of metal packaging thanks to an increase of renewable energies in production and a rise in recycling rates.


Source: Chocolate Xmas tins help to save the planet with reduced carbon footprint, says Empac

No grain, no gain: Dutch consumer group fights 'misleading' whole-grain products

No grain, no gain: Dutch consumer group fights ‘misleading’ whole-grain products

Dutch consumer association, Consumentenbond, is fighting for tougher regulations on products claiming to be whole-grain as it says manufacturers are deliberately misleading consumers in their labelling.


Source: No grain, no gain: Dutch consumer group fights ‘misleading’ whole-grain products