In recent years, inflation has surged in many economies, impeding economic growth and impacting consumer choices. This inflationary trend significantly affects the food and consumer sector, leading to food insecurity locally and globally.

Meanwhile, the cocoa industry faces unprecedented challenges, particularly with soaring cocoa prices and supply shortages. These developments have profound implications not only for chocolate manufacturers but also for millions of cocoa-farming families worldwide, whose livelihoods depend on this commodity...

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