- NPRJul 03 06:28 AM
West African cocoa farmers earn less than $1 a day. Those low wages could jeopardize the future of chocolate labor, as young farmers find better opportunities to earn a living, a new report warns.
"Cocoa Barometer" Report: Too-Cheap Chocolate Could Be Its Own Demise As Young Farmers Not Replacing OldPR NewswireJun 30 07:31 AM
WASHINGTON, June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unsustainably low cocoa prices – made possible by extreme poverty among West African cocoa producers, with farmers in Ghana earning as little as 84 cents per day, and Ivorian farmers earning only 50 cents per day – could...
- CNN MoneyJun 23 12:06 PM
A shortage in cocoa supply could mean another price hike in chocolate prices this summer. It did last year.
- The Wall Street JournalJun 19 05:10 PM
Ghana may not be able to deliver enough cocoa to fulfill its contracts, pushing cocoa prices toward highs reached during last year’s Ebola scare and likely leading to more expensive chocolate for consumers world-wide.
- Scientific AmericanJun 29 09:51 AM
The most hyped science story of the 21st century starts with a cocoa bean -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
- Ghanaweb.comJul 01 05:02 PM
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Cocoa Organisation (ICCO) have repositioned themselves to boost business opportunities in Africa’s cocoa sector, including youth employment and empowering women participation.
- AAP via Yahoo!7 NewsJun 25 12:42 AM
Chocolate lovers can rejoice - moves are afoot to ensure the supply of cocoa remains disease-free with a quarantine centre opening in the UK.
- FOX 13 UtahJun 23 11:42 AM
Chocolate lovers, beware: prices could go up this summer just like last year. There’s an unsavory forecast for one of chocolate’s key ingredients: cocoa. Bad, dry weather conditions are shrinking the cocoa supply, which eventually affects American consumers. The price of cocoa is up 12% so far this year. That eats into the profits of […]
- The Huffington PostJul 02 04:03 PM
Chocolate babka, a pop culture icon thanks to the "cinnamon vs chocolate babka" Seinfeld episode, is a delicious sweet dough that can be enjoyed one chocolatey layer at a time. Two varieties are popular in the United States. One is typically baked in a ring mold or bundt pan and served on Easter while the other version is typically baked in a loaf pan and is popular in Jewish bakeries and delis...
- Canberra TimesJul 03 10:40 AM
There's a chocolate revival happening in the city that was once the sweetheart of the industry.
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