Mars Showcases Sustainable Cocoa Sourcing Approach Through FACT Dialogue Talk Show in Bali
Bali, September 30, 2022 – PT. Mars Symbioscience Indonesia, a chocolate producer with more than 100 years of experience, participated in talk show and exhibition as entitled Forest, Agriculture and Commodity Trade (FACT) Dialogue. This talk show was hosted by the Indonesian Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs at the InterContinental Bali Resort, Bali. This event was in conjunction with Agricultural Ministries Meeting of G20.
Apart from being a resource person in the FACT Dialogue talk show, Mars also participated in the exhibition in showcasing the initiatives of sustainable cocoa sourcing. The two days exhibition was attended by representatives of friendly countries, such as the UK, Germany, and other relevant ministries. The exhibition was also attended by the public.
In this FACT Dialogue talk show, Fay Fay Choo, as Asia Cocoa Director of Mars, explained the diverse innovations that had been created by Mars. The innovations were aligned with the four pillars of FACT, which were (1). Research, development and innovation; (2). Support for smallholder farmers; (3). Traceability and transparency; and (4). Trade and market development. Fay Fay Choo also presented diverse perspectives and recommendations from Mars to the public in this Dialogue event.