In recent years organic confectionery products have become
increasingly popular but are consumers willing to stick by their
principals in the face of rising food prices or will they turn
towards a cheaper alternative?
Barry Callebaut has acquired a 49 per cent stake in Biolands of
Tanzania, Africa's largest exporter of certified organic cocoa,
after purchasing 100 per cent of its top-end cocoa for the past
The UK's Soil Association is to publish a consultation document
this week that suggests a ban on labelling produce flown into the
country as organic - a move that could compound the existing
shortage of organic supplies.