Publications & News

 June 30, 2012 - The Chocolate Cult

"Cocoa Paper is a great idea that helps empower a community not just the chocolatier, the farm owner or the farmer but everyone touched at the ground level by cacao production.  Of these four products we've looked at today the leather journal is my favorite because the pages lay flatter than the two notebooks."  TammyJo Eckhart, The Chocolate Cult   

Link to article: http://thechocolatecult.blogspot.com/2012/06/cocoa-paper-notebooks.html


June 29, 2012 - Cocoa Sustainability Partnership Magazine

"These days, many people think more about where their paper comes before they buy. They also care more and more about how their cocoa is produced and are demanding that the product they buy are produced in a sustainable way." Kate Janetski, PT. Community Solutions International

Link to article: http://issuu.com/cspindonesia/docs/cokelat-en


March 31, 2012 - The Chocolate Cult

"These products in particular help support Bali Insan Creative that empowers Bali villagers, particularly women, by giving them more uses for the cocoa plantations." TammyJo Eckhart, The Chocolate Cult   

Link to article: http://thechocolatecult.blogspot.com/2012/03/gifts-of-chocolate-paper-part-1.html


October 2011- World Cocoa Foundation Article

"As an alternative to traditional holiday cards, consider handmade Indonesian cocoa paper holiday cards this season. Cocoa farmers receive training on how to properly prune their trees, and in turn, are rewarded by selling their waste tree bark, which supplements household income." World Cocoa Foundation

Link to article: http://www.worldcocoafoundation.org/who-we-are/newsletters/WCFNewsletterJulytoOctober2011PartIV.html


July 18, 2011 - European Cocoa Association


"To specifically support cocoa farming communities, CSI produce a range of cocoa based paper and cardboard products that can be used as promotional and corporate material or business and greeting cards." European Cocoa Association

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March 31, 2011 - Agro Asia Magazine

Do you think cocoa is only about food? If you think so then you will find yourself wring when you visit PT Community Solutions International in Badung, Bali"

"There are more than one million cocoa smallholders, who totally own about 1.4 million hectares of cocoa plantations, mostly in South Sulawesi province. Due to their low productivity and efficiency, they are mostly poor. Additional income from selling the cocoa bark derived from regular pruning can help their welfare." Benget Besalicto Tnb, Agro Asia

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