Bitter Chocolate: Anatomy of an Industry

$14.10 USD

ailed as compelling ( Kirkus ) and an astonishing [and] wrenching story ( London Free Press ), Bitter Chocolate is an eye-opening look at one of our most beloved consumer products. It traces the fascinating origins and evolution of chocolate from the banquet table of Montezuma's Aztec court in the early sixteenth century to the bustling factories of Hershey, Cadbury, and Mars today, revealing that slavery and injustice have always been key ingredients. The heart of the book takes place in West Africa inside the Ivory Coast--the world's leading producer of cocoa beans--where profits from the multibillion-dollar chocolate industry fuel

by : Carol Off | Mar 4, 2014