Supply Chain Innovation

Independent External Monitoring of Olam's Cocoa Supply Chain in Cote D'Ivoire: 2017

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

The Fair Labor Association conducted its annual Independent External Monitoring (IEM) in a sample of Olam’s traceable cocoa supply chain in Côte d’Ivoire. The 2017 FLA IEM visits took place in four cooperatives that had never been assessed before and one cooperative that was previously assessed in 2014 for verification.  According to information provided by Olam, the company’s traceable cocoa supply chain of represents 90 percent of its entire cocoa supply chain, involving 120,000 cocoa farmers, grouped into 192 cooperatives. 

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