Hershey’s growth in Mexico is part of the company’s strategic vision to grow its international business through key focus markets, including Mexico.The Mexico Cocoa Project is one of The Hershey Company’s numerous cocoa sustainability programs around the world as part of its “21 st Century Cocoa Plan” and the company’s deep commitment to corporate social responsibility and the environment. The plan addresses an ongoing concern of the cocoa industry, which is supporting the long-term sustainability of the world’s cocoa supply. Last year, Hershey committed to using 100 percent certified cocoa in its products globally by 2020. Hershey’s percentage of certified cocoa will surpass 10 percent of its total cocoa volume this year and increase to between 40 and 50 percent by 2016.
Hershey Hosts Cocoa Summit To Restore Cocoa Farming In Mexico
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