Apple Continues to Add Suppliers in China

China remains a dominant supplier in Apple’s supply chain, despite a decline in iPhone sales in China, and political tensions between China and the U.S.

Apple has added eight new Chinese suppliers. Although the company has stated it intends to diversify its supplier base and production across Asia, especially India, Apple has yet to find enough companies outside China that meet Apple’s quality, infrastructure, and workforce standards.


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Nestlé Partners With Suppliers to Reduce Emissions

Nestlé and two of its suppliers, Cargill and ETG|Beyond Beans, have initiated a regenerative agriculture project that uses agroforestry to regenerate land around cocoa farms.

Two million shade trees will be distributed to 20,000 farmers, to be planted and cared for in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire. It is estimated that 500,000 tons of carbon will be reduced and removed over a 20-year period.


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How Will Chocolate-Makers Respond to Rising Cocoa Prices?

Cocoa prices have doubled in the past year, and commodity prices surpassed the $10,000/ton mark in the latter part of March 2024, as compared to the $2,000 to $3,000 range of the past 15 years.

Chocolate makers and others in the food industry must look for solutions, and customers will see changes in pricing and product design as a result.


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Tesla’s Location Factors for an SC Distribution Center

Tesla is opening a 251,000-square-foot warehouse dedicated to regional parts distribution in South Carolina.

Tesla cited skilled labor availability, a business-friendly environment, high quality of life, and proximity to 90 million people as the reasons why South Carolina’s Greenville County was chosen as its distribution site.


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