“The name of our coffee mill is “La Fortuna” (“Fortune” in English) and, as the name suggests, we expect to have good fortune and success with our new facility in Honduras.”
We operate from 2 key locations and employ 135 people.
Julio VenturaGeneral Manager and Country Head, Honduras
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18th May, 2020
Olam Cocoa donates food and medical supplies to help farming communities across Africa fight Covid-19
Olam Cocoa has announced a package of support to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) and important medical supplies to cocoa farming communities tackling COVID-19 across Central and West Africa. Farming cooperatives, hospitals and health centres will receive much-needed equipment including face masks, surgical gloves, hand sanitiser, thermometers and hands-free washing stations.
Vulnerable communities will also receive food parcels to help cocoa farming families who are struggling with the rising price of basic food staples as a result of the pandemic. In Nigeria, where the cost of some staples has almost doubled during the crisis, Olam Cocoa has already distributed 9,600 boxes of food, each box providing enough meals to feed a family of four for three days.
This package of support includes:
99,500 masks for health wor
Working together to put children first in Côte d’Ivoire
Despite significant progress, child labour still occurs in the cocoa supply chain, often as a result of social and economic challenges like migration, poverty or lack of infrastructure. If there is no school nearby or parents cannot afford school fees, children can be kept at home to work on family farms and support household incomes.
Addressing these challenges requires collective action at the individual, community and national level. That is why we are partnering with the Ivorian government, key chocolate manufacturers, cocoa processors and the Jacobs Foundation in a new initiative to promote effective learning at scale in Côte d’Ivoire and tackle the root causes of child labour.
Together, we are funding the Child Learning and Educational Facility (CLEF), which aims to provide quality education for five million children and positively impact the behaviour of 10 million parents in cocoa growing communities by 2030. It will do this through measures including the construction of 2,50