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Membership No.





Consumer Goods Manufacturers


United States

Member since

3 August 2014


Clasen Quality Chocolate, Inc.


Family owned since 1998, Clasen Quality Chocolate (CQC) is a major supplier of chocolate and confectionery coatings to food manufacturers and private label grocery brands across the country. We manufacturer high-quality chocolate with premium taste and offer Non-GMO Project Verified, Fair Trade, Organic, Nutritionally Enhanced and Allergen Free products, just to name a few. CQC provides the food industry unparalleled capabilities for innovation and customization to meet trends and new product development requirements in this ever-changing market.

ACOP Report Submissions

Organisation's Commitments Toward Sustainability

  • How will your organisation promote the RSPO internally and to other stakeholders?
    Clasen Quality Chocolate supports the principles of the RSPO and will promote the use of CSPO and its derivatives through information sharing on our website, product line marketing materials, and direct interactions and information sharing with our customers and suppliers.
  • Where relevant, what processes is the organisation establishing to engage with interested parties, for example to resolve conflict or to use sustainably produced palm oil?
    Clasen Quality Chocolate only sources palm oil and derivatives from active RSPO members, and will work towards a goal of purchasing 100% sustainable palm oil by 2020.
  • Where relevant, how will your organisation work towards implementing the RSPO Principles and Criteria or assessing supplier performance against these criteria?
    Clasen Quality Chocolate will only source palm oil from active RSPO members, ensuring they maintain their certifications, thus ensuring support of the Principles and Criteria.
  • Any other information that would support the application such as what your organisation hopes to gain from joining RSPO and how it would support RSPO?
    Clasen Quality Chocolate has a history of commitment to sustainable sourcing, demonstrated through our long history of only sourcing palm oil and its derivatives from active participating members of the RSPO, in addition to our being registered partners with other sustainability focused groups such as such as Fair Trade USA and Rainforest Alliance.
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