West African Cocoa Farmers Yet to Earn a Living Income
In the article, "West African Cocoa Farmers Yet to Earn a Living Income Despite Sales Growth of Fairtrade Certified Cocoa Beans," Douglas Yu writes, "Fairtrade International’s cocoa beans have seen the highest growth in sales during 2016-2017 compared to its other certified goods, including coffee, sugar and tea. However, most West African cocoa farmers still do not earn a living income."
Click on the following link to the October 19, 2018 article in the Foodnavigator.com newsletter:
Fermented, dried cacao beans (photo: Schnepel)