Bennetto Natural Foods Company was founded by Lucy Bennetto in 2010, a real food lover and inspiration. Bennetto like to do things differently.
They love to innovate with new ideas, original flavours and ways to enjoy all things natural and edible without anything added that really shouldn’t be there. Natural-creative-deliciousness always takes high priority at Bennetto.
Bennetto take time to understand their own impact in the world. They pay careful consideration to our people, our animals and our planet, and at every step they look at ways to minimise their footprint the best they can.
The journey of their 100gm bar range starts with the farmers’ cooperative called ‘Acopagro’. This Peruvian Fairtrade cooperative, made up of 2000 small-scale farmers, is based in the Amazon jungle. This long-standing cooperative supports education, opportunities for women and reforestation in the Amazon – while perfect growing conditions produce a vibrant and a naturally-fruity organic cocoa.
In addition to cocoa, these farmers also plant timber trees to increase the cocoa farmers’ long-term income. At the same time this planting will offset all carbon emissions produced during the chocolate manufacturing process. To be precise, 1 new tree is planted for every 1000 bars produced.