Chocolate: The Bitter Truth

For those in the UK (who aren’t watching the FA Cup football match)…

Wednesday 24th March 2010, BBC1, 21.00-22.00…

In a Panorama special, reporter Paul Kenyon poses as a cocoa buyer and travels to West Africa to learn how chocolate is sourced. There, he learns children as young as seven are being used as cheap labour to pick the beans and process them in farms, and he also reunites one of these youngsters with his family after rescuing him from conditions verging on slavery


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