Washington Post: “much of the chocolate you buy still starts with child labor”

Cocoa’s child
laborers

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.



June 5, 2019

Thank you to the journalists and the Washington Post for publishing this article, on a topic our circle has long discussed through the #chocolatefreedomproject I started! Read the article here:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2019/business/hershey-nestle-mars-chocolate-child-labor-west-africa/

Your friend in slavery-free chocolate,

ValerieValerie Beck

Founder, Chocolate Uplift

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