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Mary Barnard of Mondelēz International elected CAOBISCO President with two-year mandate - June 26,2018
Mary Barnard, President, Chocolate Europe, at Mondelēz International was elected President of CAOBISCO for a two-year term at the Association’s recent General Assembly in Otranto, Italy, succeeding Alessandro Cagli, Director of the Ferrero Group EU Public Affairs Office (Brussels). Cagli becomes Vice President.
EU-JAPAN ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT: CAOBISCO CONCERNED ABOUT ORIGIN RULES - Dec 13,2017
CAOBISCO is highly concerned about the Free Trade Agreement concluded with Japan and presented last Friday by the European Commission, despite the announced gains in market access.
ESRA and CIUS call for access to sugar in EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement - Nov 23,2017
The current EU trade agenda shows a level of ambition and leadership never seen before, as Europe takes on the mantle of global champion of free trade. Ongoing negotiations with Mercosur could well lead to the most valuable free trade deal the EU has ever negotiated, showing that Europe’s rhetoric on free trade is backed up by concrete results.
CAOBISCO proud to be present at the ILO European Regional Meeting in Istanbul - Oct 18,2017
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.
CIUS welcomes the End of the Sugar and Isoglucose Quota Regime as a step in the right direction - Sept 29,2017
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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Communication on concerns raised by NGOs on the working conditions in hazelnut orchards in Turkey - Nov 22,2011
CAOBISCO, the association of the chocolate, biscuit and confectionery industries of Europe, condemns the use of unlawful child labour and take the concerns about working conditions in hazelnut orchards in Turkey very seriously.
European sugar users welcome European commission announcement on EU sugar market liberalisation - Oct 12,2011
European Commission sets deadline to abolish sugar quota by 2015
Joint Statement on situation in Côte d’Ivoire - Apr 12,2011
The cocoa trade and industry represented by CAOBISCO, ECA and FCC notes the recent developments in Côte d'Ivoire and welcomes the appeal by elected President Ouattara for appeasement and reconciliation after this terrible chapter in the history of the world's largest cocoa producing country.