Small-hold famers and their workers harvest more than 90% of the global cocoa production.
West Africa produces around 80% of world’s cocoa.
‘To get to sustainable we’ve got to triple or quadruple the income. That’s the harsh reality of what is needed to get to a living income.’
— Barry Parkin (Chairperson WCF and Mars Global Procurement)
1.9 million Ivorian children are estimated to be in child labour in cocoa growing areas.
— International Cocoa Initiative / Nestle Child Labour report