The Trouble with Chocolate
It is difficult for a consumer to know what the truth is about
the chocolate they eat.
When the consumer pays more for organic or fair-trade chocolate, of the premium often around a ?1, as little as 4
or 5 cents goes to the producer according to Chloe Doutre-Roussel author of The Chocolate Connoisseur
Child labour is still a major issue and the international protocol has a target of 70% reduction in the worst kinds of child labour by 2020. But a boycott would make it worse.
Listen to the Food Programme on Radio 4 The Trouble with Chocolate