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Americans consume millions of pounds of chocolate per year, but where does it all come from? And how does supporting Fair Trade chocolate make a difference? Watch our new video to find out.
By Leif Rawson-Ahern, Tea Supply Chain Developer
On September 8, the BBC posted a heartbreaking account of the living and working conditions at the Doomur Dullung plantation, in Assam, India. BBC journalists uncovered tea plantation workers and their families living and working in shocking conditions. They found workers living in dilapidated homes with no access to toilets and drinking water contaminated by raw sewage. Child labor violations, dangerous working conditions, and rampant malnutrition and disease were all too-commonly reported and verified.
What does it mean to create change with your everyday choices? We believe that something as simple as the coffee you drink or the chocolate you eat can have an effect on the planet and our global community, and you have the power to make that effect a positive one.
What does it mean to create change with your everyday choices? We believe that something as simple as the coffee you drink can make a powerful difference. Watch the video >
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