People in Germany consume an average eleven kilos of chocolate each per year. But few think about the conditions under which cocoa beans are farmed. Child labor has been a problem for decades. But why? And what can be done about it?
27 Nov 2020
Practically everyone loves chocolate. And yet, child labor remains a problem in cocoa farming. For years, the chocolate industry has promised to end the practice, but a new study shows it has actually increased.
1 Aug 2020
In Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, Femi Oyedipe's locally produced chocolate is competing on the shelves with foreign imports that dominate the market.
12 Feb 2019
Cocoa farming is the first step in making the world's most popular sweet treat: chocolate. But in one top cocoa producing nation, yields have been plummeting for years. What can be done to boost production in Ghana?
10 May 2018
A tanker truck spilled 12,000 kilograms of liquid chocolate across a highway after it crashed through a traffic barrier near the western town of Slupca in Poland.
19 Mar 2018
At over $9,000 a piece, rare Portuguese chocolate a pricey treat.