ICAM - 75 Years of Family Owned and Run Fine Italian Chocolate
05.17.2022 | Author: Global Organics | Category: Chocolate & Cocoa, Organic & Sustainability, News
Dr. Angelo Agostoni, president of ICAM | Agostoni Chocolate, began traveling to meet with cocoa farmers and buy directly from cooperatives back in the 1970s. Direct connections allowed relationships and trust to form — ICAM has partnered with cocoa cooperatives in Peru and Dominican Republic for decades.
Since the 1980s, ICAM’s twofold commitment has been to identify the finest cocoa cooperatives and to create solid, lasting relationships with the farmers and the local communities. This commitment is based on ICAM’s ethical code, which guides all operations: respect, sustainability, transparency and a fair deal for all, with the goal of developing true partnerships with all operators in the production chain.
Dr. Agostoni puts it best, "Not Just Beans, Not Just Farms… Relationships, Empowerment, Autonomy and Respect"
Continue reading at: Notizie Geniali (auto translated from Italian)