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Cacao antidote for Amazon deforestation?

A chocolate factory nestled deep in the Amazonian jungle in Brazil’s northern state of Para offers a sweet antidote to rainforest deforestation. France 24
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Major trade flows of cacao beans

Check out this useful map of the main cacao producing countries. Top producing countries include The Ivory Cost, Ghana and Indonesia. Ecuador and the Dominican Republic takes the lead in Latin America. Business Insider
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More Brits seem to be acquiring a taste for dark chocolate

Euromonitor figures indicate that value retail sales of dark chocolate have doubled over the last six years, from accounting for 5.5% of the UK chocolate market in 2006 to 10.25% in 2011. Food Manufacture
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Flavanols in dark chocolate could prevent risk of heart attack

Eating dark chocolate every day for 10 years could reduce the likelihood of heart attacks and strokes in some high-risk patients, according to the British Medical Journal. Huffington Post
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Big players of cacao world discuss the future of chocolate at Chocovision 2012 in Davos

The international conference for senior business leaders and key stakeholders in the cocoa, chocolate and retail industry, opened its doors to 200 senior executives in Davos. Bob Geldof is on the list. The Independent
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