Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire produce 60% of the world’s cocoa.
The UK ranks as the sixth highest consuming country of chocolate with an estimated 11kg consumed per person per year.
Cocoa farming has contributed to 70% of Côte d’Ivoire’s illegal deforestation.
The cocoa industry has a pervasive problem with child labour, with more than 2.1 million children engaging in hazardous work in the sector last season in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire.
Milk powder and sugar contribute the most to the land use and transformation associated with chocolate, even more than cocoa!