Tag Archives: Cocoa

Rising Hummus Prices? Blame a Drought Half a World Away

Source: NY Times Food

Poor crops of chickpeas in India have made the dish more expensive in British supermarkets, the latest example of extreme weather affecting global food prices.

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Africa’s Child Cocoa Slaves Might Get to Sue Nestlé in U.S. Court

Source: Grub Street NY

By now, it’s no secret that making chocolate can be a dirty business in, like, the human-rights-violations sense. For years, advocates have complained that Nestlé, Mars, and Hershey do precious little to ensure their candy isn’t produced with the use of child slavery, which …

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