Photo: divine “whilst it will have a small impact on purchase decisions, we know that discovering more about farmer-ownership delights consumers and drives brand loyalty,” charlotte green, marketing director at divine chocolate, told confectionerynews kuapa kokoo, a co-op of 85,000 cocoa farmers. As a result of the “demise” of the company's irish distributor, availability of the products in the irish market decreased (divine chocolate, 2012) however, exports to scandinavian golding, k (2006) the challenges of mainstreaming fair trade: a case study of the day chocolate company accessed on 7 may 2014 from. In the case of cocoa the fairtrade minimum price is $1600 per tonne and the social premium is set at $150 per the uk chocolate market with the first ever fairtrade chocolate product, maya gold, launched in 1994 the divine range day launched in partnership with comic relief the first ever fairtrade chocolate snack. Case study website key takeaways: don't let big players scare you away divine chocolate entered a very mature and competitive chocolate market in the uk dominated by five companies divine chocolate successfully proved that no matter how small of an organization you start, there will always be. This case study explores the issues around chocolate from the consumer's perspective and from the producer's perspective divine was the first fair trade chocolate bar to be aimed at the uk mass market, ie aimed not just at those people interested in fair trade products, but anyone wanting to buy delicious chocolate. Uk-based divine chocolate was one of the first fairtrade-only fmcg brands when it launched in 1998 however, the entry of larger, mainstream companies into the category, while increasing awareness of fairtrade and boosting sales, has had an impact on the specialists divine commercial director david. Amazoncom : divine dark chocolate snack bar, 15 ounce -- 30 per case : candy and chocolate bars : grocery & gourmet food.
However although the ghanaian mode of operation generally did offer lower over all yields, it also delivered both social and environmental benefits in ghana plantations were particularly inappropriate and there was no defensible market case for disrupting the small-holder cocoa production systems and quality controls in. Part of the series: essentials of marketing collection tv choice buy a bar of fair trade chocolate and help people in the developing world, too this is the unique selling point of divine chocolate - but is it too good to be true social enterprise: divine was set up a entrepreneur's guide on launching a business. In 1998, day produced its first chocolate bar – divine fair trade milk chocolate – and launched it in the uk market because kuapa with the combined voice of thousands of uk children behind them, the company was able to make a strong case for fair trade at the highest levels of government divine. A profile of sophi tranchell, the boss of divine chocolate, social activist and self- confessed radical recovered, and is now growing again, by 8% per year however, with annual uk sales of £75m in a market worth £39bn, it remains a tiny company compared with market leaders mars, kraft and nestle.
On studocu you find all the study guides, past exams and lecture notes you need to pass your exams with better grades. Within this context, this case study looks at the experience of the kuapa kokoo- divine relationship and trading model in terms of its impact on ghana's cocoa farmers, especially women, and on the international chocolate market as a whole kuapa kokoo and divine chocolate: cocoa farmers influencing.
Kuapa kokoo now represents over 60000 cocoa farmers and has a stake in the first farmer-owned chocolate company in the world, divine chocolate limited kuapa's cocoa growers also receive above-market fair trade premiums for their cocoa beans which are used to fund community development projects like wells. Kuapa kokoo, which means 'good cocoa farmer' in twi, is a cocoa-growing co- operative set up in 1993 by a number of leading cocoa farmers who recognized the opportunity to organise farmers and found a company to market their own cocoa the co-operative is also co-owner of the divine chocolate company in the uk.
Saka, emmanuel kwadwo, the design of packaging graphics for the expansion of ghanaian chocolate products (2011) graduate theses and dissertations 10239 factors affecting international marketing divine chocolate single bar, full wrapper size: 75 x 150mm (3 x 59), weight:. Abstract background: the rise in ethical consumerism has become evident through an increase in sales of fair trade products in recent years consumers are prepared to pay a premium for fair trade chocolate, and with a steady future growth in the fair trade movement, this is an attractive market for new. Divine chocolate will have a real-time visibility and control over management of financials, subsidiaries, manufacturing, supply chain, sales force, marketing and crm netsuite will give divine chocolate the agility, flexibility and scalability they need to fuel business growth and international expansion. A pioneering artisan chocolate maker with a unique story, divine now needed to hold its own against major fmcg brands in the battle for love and loyalty on with one eye on the gift market, our new approach communicates the fun, funky dimension of the brand, while giving it the necessary impact to cut through the noise.
Prior to moving into academia bob spent nearly five years as head of sales and marketing at the fairtrade social enterprise, divine chocolate ltd bob has also provided evidence for a house of commons international development select committee for fairtrade and development and been involved with the development. Divine chocolate mission founded in 1998 to improve the lives and opportunities of small-scale cocoa farmers in west africa by establishing a dynamic, branded fair trade chocolate marketing company in the large uk chocolate market thus putting the farmers higher up the value chain 6 the market • very.
Divine chocolate is a pioneering fairtrade chocolate company and social enterprise, co-owned by 85,000 farmer members of kuapa kokoo farmers' union in ghana as co-owners of divine chocolate, kuapa kokoo farmers get a share in the profits, a say in the company, and a voice in the global marketplace divine. Cocoa processors chocolate manufacturer produces divine and dubble chocolate with ft kuapa cocoa importer • sole importer of kuapa cocoa for ft market in europe • sells to flo approved processors • adheres to flo terms of trade and deposits ft premiums with kkft kuapa kokoo farmers' trust (kkft). Outlooking part 4 – chocolate what can high-end interior brands learn from chocolate brands marketing & communication tactics divine chocolate is a company driven by a social mission: to grow a successful global farmer-owned chocolate company using the amazing power of chocolate to delight. Ghanaian brand divine chocolate is supporting ghana's football team's world cup quarter final against uruguay with a tactical advertising burst.