Global Cocoa Sector Joins Fight Against Ebola
Week-Long Campaign by World Cocoa Foundation Nets $600,000 for West Africa Effort

COPENHAGEN (October 15, 2014) – During the opening of its 26th Partnership Meeting & Cocoa Sustainability Trade Fair, the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) announced a donation of $600,000 to fight Ebola in West Africa. The money was solicited from WCF member companies in the chocolate and cocoa industry. One hundred percent of the funds raised will go to support Ebola care and prevention efforts being carried out in West Africa by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Caritas.