Aldi Australia has long supported ethically and sustainably sourced chocolate. All of ALDI's exclusive range of chocolates are 100% UTZ, Fairtrade of Rainforest Alliance certified, including their seasonal ranges for Easter and Christmas.
Big W and woolworths
Woolworths Corporate Responsibility Strategy for 2020 (people, Planet and Prosperity) includes their commitment (Number 11) to 'Source key raw materials and commodities sustainably to an independent standard by 2020.' They also commit to raise awareness of sustainably sourced products and to obtaining sustainability certification on all their own branded chocolate by 2020.
Coles 'Ethically Certified Cocoa, Coffee and Tea Policy' states they 'are committed to use certified cocoa, coffee and tea in all relevant Coles Brand products by 1 January 2020. Certifications accepted under this policy are: Fairtrade, UTZ and Rainforest Alliance.'
Kmart and Target
The Wesfarmers Department Stores Kmart and Target, are implementing a Sustainable Cocoa Policy. All cocoa ingredients used in Kmart Australia and Target Australia brand products must be sourced through one of our preferred sustainable cocoa standards which are Cocoa Horizons (Barry Callebaut); andUTZ (any certified supplier will be accepted). The timeline for compliance is 30th June 2019. However, implementation should commence as soon as a practicable.