A Brazilian court has found 'unlawful' working conditions in Cargill's cocoa supply chain. Pic: Cargill


Cargill accused of child labour practices on Brazilian cocoa farms

By Anthony Myers

Cargill, one of the world’s largest cocoa suppliers, has been ordered by a Brazilian court to pay 600,000 reais ($120,185) as indemnity for allegedly buying cocoa from farms where child labour or forced work has been identified.

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Pets take on human trends at Expo West

By Danielle Masterson

Nearly 1 in 5 American households nationwide adopted a pet during the pandemic, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).

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Taste, texture, nutrition: Formulating with plant-based proteins

By Elaine Watson

Plant-based proteins are creeping into a dizzying array of foods and beverages, from dairy-free ‘milks,’ ‘cheeses’ and ‘yogurts’ to protein bars, chips, powders and meat analogs. But what are they like to work with? FoodNavigator-USA caught up with experts...

Cargill vs Chavez: Clash of the rice titans

Cargill vs Chavez: Clash of the rice titans

Clutched to the president’s chest like a medal of nationalisation, Cargill Venezuela cannot be sitting very comfortably this week as it awaits the fate of its rice plant.


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