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.
Long-term partnerships: Valrhona's approach
Valrhona maintains long-term partnerships with its suppliers. More than just a business relationship, we share a common vision, values and principles with our cocoa-producing partners.
Valrhona and the Cocoa and Forest Initiative
The aim of the Cacao Forest project is to use agroforestry principles to invent sustainable ways of growing cocoa that protect people and the environment.
The ComeBac project, for reusable chocolate packaging
Valrhona is committed to transforming its production and waste management. The ComeBac project consists of moving away from single-use packaging toward reusable and recyclable packaging.