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Wednesday, 21 Sep. 2016
Barry Callebaut, the world´s leading producer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa, and Prova, one of the world´s premier manufacturers of vanilla extracts and flavors, are joining forces to launch a novel project in Madagascar. The aim is to diversify and stabilize revenues of vanilla farmers through the introduction of cocoa farming.
With additional services, the project will also increase levels of vanilla curing at the farm level and support the adoption of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP). The joint project activities will improve the livelihoods of the vanilla farmers located in the district of Bemanevika. Sava. In return, the activities are playing an important role in Barry Callebaut’s and Prova’s efforts to extend the sourcing of sustainable vanilla and cocoa.