Kit Kat, Britain’s biggest-selling chocolate biscuit, will bear the Fairtrade logo from mid-January. The biscuits have been Fairtrade certified, with more than 6,000 farmers in Ivory Coast, west Africa, set to get a better price for their cocoa…….BBC
It’s nine years since I first reported on child slavery on the Ivory Coast cocoa farms — when Nestle (Kit Kat), Mars and others denied that it existed — and that the price they paid for their cocoa was the world market price and that was the way it was. The suffering must have been going on for more than a hundred. Finally, they are beginning to understand their corporate responsibilities.
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