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Mars Chocolate Held Cocoa Agri-business Contest at Vocational Schools in Sulawesi

Cocoa has been the main income source for over half a million smallholders in Sulawesi, Indonesia. With the increasing need for cocoa worldwide, opportunities and challenges are facing the industry. Aimed at improving cocoa farmers’ lives as well as cultivating the next generation’s interests in cocoa, Mars Chocolate recently held a Cocoa Agri-business contest at vocational schools in Luwu, North Luwu and East Luwu,

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Visits from Pacific region to the Mars Cocoa Development Center in Sulawesi to learn about sustainable cocoa farming techniques

Making the cocoa business sustainable means more than just coming up with the right farming techniques; it also means teaching those techniques to farmers and suppliers up and down the supply chain. Agricultural innovations are useless if businesses don’t know how to implement them.

In Sulawesi we’ve been very busy teaching cocoa agronomists and suppliers from around the world about our methods of cocoa

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