What percentage of farmers live under the poverty line?
80% of the world chocolate market is accounted for by just eight transnational companies.
Europeans consume____% of the world's supply of cocoa per year.
Which are in the top 5 chocolate importer companies?
Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, and Cameroon together produce 75% of the world's cocoa production
Asian countries do not take part in cocoa production
How much chocolate does the average Canadian consume per year?
Fairtrade certified cocoa sold in the Canadian market is mainly grown by 16 certified cocoa producer organizations, which represents over 70,000 cocoa growers in 11 countries.
Fairtrade certified cocoa was first sold in Canada in 2005.
Cocoa grows on trees.
How much does an average cocoa farmer earn a day?
Less than $2
60% of the Ivory Coast’s export revenue comes from its cocoa.
40% of the children under child labour are boys.
Most of the children on cocoa farms are between the ages of 12 and 16.
Low prices and lack of price stability for farmers is one of the reasons for child and forced labor.