Luxury chocolatier Godiva is dedicated to female equity in its workforce. More than 75 percent of the workforce and 45 percent of director and managerial positions are held by women. Caki Halprin, head of North American marketing and innovation at Godiva, told Cheddar about Godiva's history in female empowerment and about efforts within the food industry to push back against gender inequality."There are definitely more male restaurant owners, more male leaders in the restaurant industry, although predominantly the majority of employees within the restaurant industry are female. So we do need to make that shift," Halprin said.

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