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CAOBISCO proud to be present at the ILO European Regional Meeting in Istanbul - Oct 18,2017

CAOBISCO proud to be present at the ILO European Regional Meeting in Istanbul

CAOBISCO is proud to have been invited by ILO (International Labour Organisation) to participate in its European Regional Meeting in Istanbul to present its specific project in partnership with the ILO and the Dutch and Turkish Governments on the sustainability of the seasonal agriculture in the hazelnut supply chain in Turkey, working together to abolish the Worst Forms of Child Labour.

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CIUS welcomes the End of the Sugar and Isoglucose Quota Regime as a step in the right direction - Sept 29,2017

CIUS welcomes the End of the Sugar and Isoglucose Quota Regime as a step in the right direction

CIUS, the European Sugar Users, welcomes the end to market-distorting sugar production quotas. They have for too long, hampered the competitiveness of the European sugar-using food and drink industries.

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CAOBISCO Statement on BREXIT - Sept 28,2017

CAOBISCO Statement on BREXIT

CAOBISCO calls on BREXIT negotiators to maintain free trade between the UK and EU27 in the future.

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CAOBISCO committed to further supporting sustainable development goals in its supply chains - June 27,2017

CAOBISCO committed to further supporting sustainable development goals in its supply chains

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

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CAOBISCO and ILO to extend cooperation in combating child labour in seasonal hazelnut harvesting in Turkey - June 20,2014

CAOBISCO and ILO to extend cooperation in combating child labour in seasonal hazelnut harvesting in Turkey

On 11 June 2014 the ILO and the Association of Chocolate, Biscuit and Confectionery Industries of Europe (CAOBISCO) signed a Public-Private Partnership Agreement (PPP) for the extension of the project on the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL) in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey.

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Empowering Farming Communities - June 18,2014

Empowering Farming Communities

Responding to the call of the Food Agriculture Organisation (FAO) year for family farming, CAOBISCO invited a wide range of stakeholders to create awareness of the actual conditions of family farming and to discuss existing challenges and opportunities.

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Patrick Poirrier elected new President of CAOBISCO - June 13,2014

Patrick Poirrier elected new President of CAOBISCO

CAOBISCO elects new President

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Sustainable palm oil: creating a balance between consumer and environmental needs - Mar 18,2014

Sustainable palm oil: creating a balance between consumer and environmental needs

European Parliament, Brussels, 18 March 2014 - Ms Julie Girling, MEP ECR UK welcomed a broad range of stakeholders to engage and debate with leading experts on sustainability and nutrition of palm oil.

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Amazing attendance to the “Salon du Chocolat” in Brussels - Feb 10,2014

Amazing attendance to the “Salon du Chocolat” in Brussels

The great success of the first “Salon du Chocolat” organized in Brussels is a real satisfaction for CAOBISCO! The participation of 29.316 visitors provided evidence of the passion and pleasure generated by this exceptional product. Chocolate makers demonstrated their creativity and “savoir faire” for the pleasure of all who attended.

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“Salon du Chocolat” in Brussels: the place to be for CAOBISCO! - Feb 06,2014

CAOBISCO, the Association of the Chocolate, Biscuit & Confectionery Industries of Europe, is a proud sponsor of the Salon du Chocolat in Brussels, the biggest world event dedicated to chocolate. The Salon comes to Brussels for the very first time from 7th to 9th February 2014. It is an opportunity not to be missed by CAOBISCO.

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CAOBISCO welcomes the end of dairy and sugar production quotas - June 27,2013

CAOBISCO welcomes the agreement reached by Member States and the EU institutions to end distorting dairy production quotas in 2015 and sugar production quotas in 2017.

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ILO CAOBISCO Public Private Partnership - Apr 22,2013

ILO CAOBISCO Public Private Partnership

The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the CAOBISCO have signed Public-Private Partnership (PPP) agreement to contribute to the elimination of the worst forms of child labour (WFCL) in hazelnut harvesting in Turkey.

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CIUS Press release: Council vote on sugar quotas - Step in the right direction but not enough - Mar 21,2013

European Sugar Users welcome that the European Agriculture Ministers last night agreed on September 2017 as final end date for sugar production quotas.

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CIUS Press release: EP vote on sugar quota prolongation is the wrong signal for Europe - Mar 13,2013

European competitiveness at stake – Severe mistake must be corrected in upcoming negotiations say European Sugar Users

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