"B the Change" week, where we can be the change we want to see in the world
Because commitment must translate into action, because we can all be actors of change, Valrhona is launching the B the Change campaign. Each month, we introduce you to some of our employees' initiatives, as well as those of other people and businesses who are taking action to make the world a bet...
Tackling our energy use
One of our key strategies to reduce our environmental impact is to cut our energy consumption, while also promoting alternative energy sources.
Carbon Neutrality - Acting Against Global Warming
We are taking action against climate change. That's why our goal is to become carbon neutral from plantation to plate by 2025.
Visiting the plantation: meeting our stakeholders
Bringing people closer together, forging connections. Since 2013, 233 partners, customers and 153 employees have travelled to meet our producers. They have looked at their profession differently ever since, changing the way they work for good.
Our Live Long Gastronomy projects across the world
Culinary professions occupy a singular place in our shared heritage and they need to be protected for future generations. This is why, all over the world, Valrhona staff carry out projects to create a positive impact through gastronomy.
Supporting education in Ghana
Since 2017, Valrhona and FEDCO have carried out a far-reaching program to improve educational conditions in their eight sourcing communities, benefitting 4882 children.
Rebuilding a village in Madagascar
As part of their historic relationship of trust, Valrhona and the Millot Company agreed in 2014.
Promoting agroforestry in Haiti
Since 2017, together with its partner Feccano and French NGO AVSF, Valrhona launched a project to regenerate mixed-crop gardens (agricultural plots) for the period up to 2020. This multi-disciplinary approach aims to intensify ecological diversity and contribute to families’ food security!
Action to improve producers' income
Given the diversity of the countries we work in and the types of data available, defining and assessing what constitutes a fair income for cocoa producers is a very complex task.
However, this reinforces our commitment to setting guaranteed minimum incomes through our long-term partnerships – th...
100% traceability: increasing transparency in our supply chain
Traceability allows Valrhona to fully guarantee the origin of its cocoa from the producer. Today, 100% of our cocoa is traceable from the producer. We have set ourselves the objective of achieving 100% traceability from the farm by 2021.