The German Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture, Julia Klöckner, and the German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Gerd Müller, presented a common 10 Points Plan for a sustainable cocoa sector on 23rd of January at the International Green Week in Berlin. Being member of the German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa (GISCO), both ministries are engaged in a joint strategy for a sustainable cocoa sector of all German actors. Wolf Kropp-Büttner, GISCO board chair, acknowledged the commitment. He said, the 10 points named in the ministries’ plan would widely cover the objectives GISCO is committed to.
The action plan underlines the efforts of the German government and gives more details to the ambition for 100 percent sustainably sourced cocoa in chocolate and chocolate products sold in Germany on the long-term.
See the 10 Points Plan (English language) here.