Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Dark Side to Chocolate: What can you do?

Ever wonder where you chocolate comes from and how it gets to your store with a
wrapper on it? Well there is a lot that goes into that and I can not pretend that I know all
about it but I know where it starts. There is a good chance that you chocolate started in
West Africa in one of two countries being Ghana, or Ivory Coast. Ghana is the second
largest cocoa producer in the world and the Ivory Coast is the largest. A couple of weeks
ago an article came out making a formal link between chocolate producer Hersey’s to
child labor, and forced labor conditions. Continue reading

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