B Impact Report

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Divine Chocolate Ltd

Chocolate
Certified Since: October, 2016
Location: London, United Kingdom
Sector: Wholesale/Retail

Overall B Impact Scoreinfo_outline

102.2

The B Impact Scores are being compared against all businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment

Divine Chocolate is a company driven by its mission to grow a successful farmer-owned chocolate company using the amazing power of chocolate to delight and engage, while also bringing people together to create dignified trading relations, thereby empowering producers and consumers globally.

Founded in 1998, Divine Chocolate is the only Fairtrade chocolate company that is also co-owned by cocoa farmers. Kuapa Kokoo, a co-operative of over 85,000 cocoa farmers in Ghana, receives the largest share (44%) of Divine’s distributed profits. Kuapa Kokoo also holds two seats on the Divine Chocolate Board of Directors. Thus, co-ownership gives the farmers more economic stability and increased influence in the cocoa industry.

Through its sourcing of ingredients, Divine has a worldwide reach. In addition to the Fairtrade cocoa that originates from Ghana, Divine sources Fairtrade mangos from Association TON in Burkina Faso, Fairtrade vanilla from Madagascar, Fairtrade coconut from SOFA farmers association in Sri Lanka, Fairtrade almonds from Mountain Fruits Farmers Association in Pakistan, and Fairtrade sugar from Kasinthula Cane Growers Association in Malawi.

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