Rohstoffe & Ressourcen

Raw materials

Lidl directs its supply chains towards sustainability. The central element of corporate responsibility in this field is the sustainable purchase of raw materials and support for suppliers for sustainable cultivation.

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    With the PROCACAO agricultural school initiated in 2012, we are committed to fairer and more sustainable cocoa cultivation. As a successful project, PROCACAO was transferred to independent administration in 2019 after eight years of funding. To date, 18.000 cocoa farmers and their families have benefited from the project. More about this here.