Mars announces new conservation partner to improve its cocoa supply-chain

February 27, 2020 FR EcoVadis FR


Mars Incorporated has announced it has engaged Nature Source Improved Plants (NSIP) in a collaborative project to enable its cocoa supply chain to become more sustainable in the future.
In a statement, the company said global demand for cacao is expected to grow at an annual rate of approximately 5% for the foreseeable future. “In the past, increasing demand has been met by increasing the total acreage under cacao cultivation. However, this approach has come at a high cost in terms of deforestation and environmental degradation​.”


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