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Check out the latest cocoa sustainability news and updates:

April 9, 2013: Chocolate makers swap fertilizer now, for cocoa beans later

March 26, 2013: Mars, Nestlé Commit To Better Chocolate, For All

March 15, 2013: Food supply chains need long-term relationships

March 13, 2013: Cocoa production under control of foreign companies

March 1, 2013: Growing taste for Fairtrade shows it’s Britain’s cup of tea

February 27, 2013: Confectionery Moons over Miami: Reflections on the NCA’s State of the Industry

January 24, 2013: Scaling up cocoa origins closer to China easier said than done, says Mars

January 21, 2013: Cocoa economy in ‘critical state,’ says Mars sustainability chief

January 4, 2013: Mars Chocolate grows use of sustainable cocoa

December 11, 2012: Reshaping the Future of Cocoa in Africa

November 19, 2012: Mars, Mondelez and Callebaut Gear up for World Cocoa Conference

November 16, 2012: Mars Indonesia and IDH Sign MoU on Cocoa Sustainability Initiative

October 25, 2012: Mars, Nestlé and Mondelez talk cocoa sustainability

October 17, 2012: One-on-One with Tim Quinn from Mars

October 12, 2012: Mars calls for collaboration to secure cocoa sustainability

October 11, 2012: Solving the Billion Dollar Problem in the Cocoa Industry

October 10, 2012: GLOBAL: Sustainable cocoa will cost billions, warns Mars

October 9, 2012: Mars Invests In Sustainable Cocoa Industry, Calls For Industry Co-operation

October 9, 2012: Mars to devote $30m per year on sustainable cocoa

October 8, 2012: Mars ramps up investment in cocoa sustainability program

September 24, 2012: Supporting Cocoa Sustainability, with Mars

July 23, 2012: Mission to Mars

July 17, 2012: Mars Chocolate to Purchase Metric 90,000 Tons of Certified Cocoa

July 10, 2012: A Day in the Life: Sustainability Manager

June 25, 2012: Setting certified cocoa goals makes ethical and business sense

June 20, 2012: Mars Launches Fairtrade-Certified Malteasers in UK

June 20, 2012: Mars funded study finds cocoa fertilisation can double production

June 15, 2012: Mars ups sustainability commitments with two new agreements

June 13, 2012: Mars Urges Action on Cocoa to Beat Shortage

June 7, 2012: Mars Chocolate to purchase 90,000 metric tons of Certified Cocoa in 2012

June 4, 2012: Mars Chocolate grows use of sustainable cocoa

June 3, 2012: Mars on target to meet sustainable cocoa goal

June 2, 2012: Mars Chocolate to purchase nearly 90,000 metric tons of cocoa this year

June 1, 2012: Mars On Sustainability Track

June 1, 2012: Mars beats two-year certified sustainable cocoa sourcing goals

June 1, 2012: Mars makes further strides to sustainable cocoa supply

May 31, 2012: Mars to become the world’s largest user of certified cocoa

May 31, 2012: Mars Chocolate to purchase nearly 90,000 tonnes of certified cocoa this year

May 31, 2012: Mars To Buy Almost 90,000 Tons Of Certified Sustainable Cocoa In 2012

May 31, 2012: Mars Chocolate to purchase nearly metric 90,000 tons of certified cocoa this year

May 30, 2012: Mars moves to cut cocoa deficit

April 25, 2012: Mars’ Sustainable Cocoa Initiative in Cote d’Ivoire

March 31, 2012: Could the Appetite For Chocolate Exceed the World’s Supply?

February 16, 2012: The Next Generation of Cocoa Farmers

October 24, 2011: Mars goes UTZ certified in Netherlands to kick off sustainable cocoa pledge

October 20, 2011: Mars to produce chocolate bars with certified sustainable cocoa

October 1, 2011: Fairtrade Maltesers next year, says Mars

September 30, 2011: Sustainability Watch – Mercedes Tallo, Rainforest Alliance

September 29, 2011: Mars and Fairtrade to introduce Fairtrade labelled Mars product

September 27, 2011: Maltesers becomes Mars’ first Fairtrade brand

September 27, 2011: Maltesers to go Fairtrade Next Year

September 27, 2011: Mars makes foray into Fairtrade with Maltesers

September 24, 2011: Mars targets ‘absolute’ reduction of emissions

September 2011: Candy Industry on Mars’ Long-Term Cocoa Sustainability Initiatives

July 5, 2011: Reflections on Ethical Business

June 30, 2011: Mars Aiming for 100% Sustainable Cocoa by 2020

June 24, 2011: Mars Promotes Sustainability

June 23, 2011: Mars Working to Address Cocoa Shortage and Sustainability

June 16, 2011: Mars Chocolate President Grant Reid on Agricultural Sustainability and Certification

September 15, 2010: DNA of Cocoa Bean Tree Sequenced by Mars and Hershey

April 10, 2009: Mars Sets Goal for Sustainable Cocoa Sources