By: Johnny Sentmanat
Most chocolate in the world comes from Cote D' Ivorie originally as cocoa. Do you know how the cocoa is harvested? Slave labor. Children are sold into slavery to pick cocoa beans. Their has been acts to try to stop child slavery but what will happen to the world's chocolate supply?
These child slaves pick cocoa
This fair trade chocolate originally came from western Africa
Hershey and other major sweets companies get their cocoa from western Africa
War Over Choclate
Government versus Citizens
The main war over chocolate is Government over Citizens. Although the citizens harvest the chocolate the government takes all the money for themselves. This has caused many disputes in Western Africa with protests and demonstrations. These disputes need to get figured out otherwise by 2014 their won't be any chocolate.