Margreet Groot

Margreet Groot


Margreet leads the communications strategy and manages the budget for Cocoa Life, the cocoa sustainability programme for Mondelēz International, the world’s largest chocolate company. Cocoa Life aims to transform the company’s cocoa supply chain by investing directly in creating empowered, thriving cocoa communities as the essential foundation for sustainable cocoa. With its $400 million investment over 10 years in Cocoa Life, Mondelēz International is committed to empowering 200,000 cocoa farmers and improving the lives of more than 1 million people in cocoa communities.

Margreet also leads the programme’s women’s empowerment work stream, which is critical for the amplifier effect women have on the impact of the programme.

Blog posts

Do you know where chocolate comes from? Do you wonder who produced the cocoa in your chocolate and under what circumstances? Do you care if the chocolate you buy is sourced in a responsible way, with equal access and opportunity for