Cocoa’s child laborers

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By Peter Whoriskey and Rachel Siegel Photos by Salwan Georges June 5, 2019, Washington Post. Mars, Nestlé and Hershey pledged nearly two decades ago to stop using cocoa harvested by children. Yet much of the chocolate you buy still starts with child labor. GUIGLO, Ivory Coast — Five boys are …

Paying the price of chocolate: Breaking cocoa farming’s cycle of poverty

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10-Jul-2014 By Oliver Nieburg, Industry voices discuss whether raising suggested retail prices for chocolate could incentivise cocoa farmers to invest in farms, bring them out of poverty and keep the next generation growing cocoa. HTTPS://WWW.CONFECTIONERYNEWS.COM/ARTICLE/2014/07/10/PRICE-OF-CHOCOLATE-BREAKING-POVERTY-CYCLE-IN-COC Read more here https://www.confectionerynews.com/Article/2014/07/10/Price-of-Chocolate-Breaking-poverty-cycle-in-cocoa-farming?utm_source=newsletter_daily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Newsletter%2BDaily&c=CMv042zl1k4ksOR9eerpNg%3D%3D