Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food this week
Hershey, the US chocolate giant, felt the full force of the NGO spotlight this week amid criticism over its cocoa sourcing. Campaigners said Hershey had fallen behind its rivals on labour and social responsibility and urged the company to do more. Meanwhile, Cadbury, one chocolate maker that has emrbaced Fairtrade, is expected to give a US$1bn sales boost to new owner Kraft Foods. On the retail front, Carrefour revealed more detail of its new-look hypermarkets, US grocer Kroger continued to see sales accelerate, while in the UK, Asda saw its market share slip again.
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