The dark side of our chocolate Easter eggs

Published on
April 15, 2022

With Easter in sight, the annual hunt for chocolate bunnies and eggs has begun. And yet, most cacao farmers still fail to earn a decent income, with a mere 8% of the total profit from chocolate sales reaching their pockets. But what about fair-trade quality labels? And what other measures are needed to boost the income of small cacao farmers in particular? Various Wageningen researchers are working on answering these questions.