At Carma, they source UTZ certified cocoa for all cocoa blends. UTZ stands for sustainable farming and better opportunities for farmers, their families and our planet. The decision to source UTZ certified cocoa means that they are making a difference for cocoa farmers.
They invest to enable the future generation of cocoa farmers through high quality education. A quality education that creates viable opportunities for the youth to choose and thrive in cocoa. They partnered with their customer Confiserie Bachmann in setting up of the Rural Institute of Agriculture (IFER) in Affery, Ivory Coast. The IFER is an opportunity for the youth aged between 16 and 25 to gain an accredited qualification in entrepreneurial agriculture.
Unique cocoa blends
Carma says they have mastered the chocolate production process in their factory in Dübendorf. They create their unique cocoa blends, roast the cocoa nibs at just the right temperature as well as adapt the conching time to every couverture type. But to produce a perfect chocolate it is even more important to source cocoa that is grown and produced responsibly and sustainably, as well as to invest in the future of cocoa farming, and the livelihoods of all involved.
By choosing Carma, customers make a difference by improving the lives of farmers and their families in countries of cocoa origin, who are able to adopt sustainable farming practices. This is something you can and should showcase on your final product, so consumers understand and appreciate your dedication to sustainability, says Carma.