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CAOBISCO and ILO extend cooperation in combating child labour in seasonal hazelnut harvesting in Turkey - May 10,2021
Brussels, 10 May, 2021. The ILO and CAOBISCO (The Association of Chocolate, Biscuit and Confectionery Industries of Europe)1 continue their efforts and have signed a Public-Private Partnership Agreement (PPP) for the extension of the project “An Integrated Model for Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL) in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey” until the end of 2023.
CAOBISCO appoints Mayssa Vande Vyvre as Economic Affairs and Communication Manager - Feb 01,2021
Please join me in welcoming Mayssa Vande Vyvre who has been appointed as Economic Affairs and Communication Manager at CAOBISCO.
72 U.S. and EU Associations Send Joint Letter to U.S. President Biden and EU President von der Leyen Calling for Immediate Suspension of Retaliatory Tariffs - Jan 25,2021
Lifting Tariffs Will Ease Economic Burden & Help Reset Trans-Atlantic Trading Relationship
EU Sectors Affected by Transatlantic Aircraft Trade Disputes Call for Urgent De-escalation - Oct 15,2020
Tariffs are causing irreparable damage amidst economic slowdown caused by COVID-19 crisis
CAOBISCO APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR GENERAL - July 10,2020
Today, CAOBISCO, the European chocolate, biscuits, and confectionery industry association, has appointed Muriel Korter as its new Director-General.
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CAOBISCO committed to further supporting sustainable development goals in its supply chains - June 27,2017
Bring more transparency in the supply chain, intensify cooperation between all actors and better communicate on industry initiatives: some of the recommendations for CAOBISCO to continue its sustainability journey
Caobisco appoints new Secretary General - Dec 12,2016
CAOBISCO announced today that it has appointed Marina Valverde as its new Secretary General, effective from 1st February 2017. Marina Valverde will succeed Sabine Nafziger, who served 6 years as CAOBISCO Secretary General and played a significant role in developing the industry association’s reputation in Brussels as the “voice of the European chocolate, biscuits and confectionery industries”.
Report from Brussels: a debate on how public private partnerships can help in tackling child labour in Turkey - Oct 20,2016
Partners of a public-private partnership in the Turkish hazelnut sector created a replicable and sustainable model to tackle child labour.
Alessandro CAGLI, newly elected CAOBISCO President, engages the dialogue with civil society on the role of confectionery to address the obesity challenge - June 10,2016
At its General Assembly in Brussels, CAOBISCO members elected Mr Alessandro Cagli, Director of the Ferrero Group EU Public Affairs Office (Brussels) as President, for a two-year mandate starting as of 10/06/2016. He succeeds Mr Patrick Poirrier, CEO of CÉMOI in France.
NEW Industry guidance to encourage and support improved cocoa quality - May 25,2016
The CAOBISCO, ECA and FCC Joint Cocoa Quality and Productivity research group will launch a new publication 'Cocoa Beans: Chocolate & Cocoa Industry Quality Requirements' and a website to help improve cocoa quality, including food safety aspects, by making relevant information more accessible.
A harmonised and global approach needed to reach 100% Sustainable Palm oil - Apr 11,2016
On 5 April 2016 MEP Julie Girling invited the Indonesian Ambassador to the EU as well as stakeholders from the NGO and industry sides to the European Parliament to debate on the best ways to achieve the goal of 100% sustainable palm oil by 2020.
EUROPEAN SUGAR USERS CALL FOR MARKET MEASURES TO AVOID FORECASTED SUPPLY CRISIS - Feb 22,2016
CIUS calls on the European Commission and EU Member States to start market measures guaranteeing supply security as of MARCH 2016 latest. Neither levies nor duties should be applied to the volumes of beet and cane sugar made available through access to out of quota and TRQ market measures. The CXL duty should be suspended with immediate effect.