Product Highlight – Ghirardelli

Ghirardelli produces some of the best premium chocolate products out there. It is their goal to match high-quality standards with equally high ethical and sustainability standards in every aspect of their business. Responsible behavior, combined with premium ingredients, state-of-the-art production equipment, proprietary production processes, quality control, and innovative recipes allow customers to fully trust and wholeheartedly indulge in premium quality chocolate products. 

We are proud to carry Ghirardelli products and to share some of the aspects of their sustainable practices with our customers. 

Did you know: 

  • Ghirardelli uses an Award-winning sauce dispensing system with a one-of-a-kind pouch and reusable pump and housing that reduces landfill waste by 97% and maximizes resources. 
  • Ghirardelli promises all products leaving their factories live up to our shared commitment to sustainable behavior along the value chain.
  • Ghirardelli works to support farmers through training in good agricultural, environmental, social, and business practices. 
  • Ghirardelli partners with SOURCE TRUST in Ghana where a premium is paid to improve farming practices and the livelihood of farmers and their communities. 
  • Ghirardelli pays a price premium for farmer investments and community development as well as traceability and verification
  • Ghirardelli invests in cocoa farmers and the surrounding community: over 38,000 mosquito nets have been provided for protection from Malaria 
  • Ghirardelli invests in cocoa farmers and the surrounding community: 100 wells have been constructed for access to clean drinking water  
  • Ghirardelli invests in cocoa farmers and the surrounding community: developing 20 resource centers providing access to information and communication technology 
  • Ghirardelli sources 100% of its West African cocoa bean supply from Ghana because of the high quality of cocoa beans in the region.