Watch this: The Story of Chocolate – Unwrapping the Bar

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How sweet is that chocolate bar? An excellent new short documentary by the Fairtrade Foundation tells the story of chocolate, focusing on female cocoa farmers in Côte d'Ivoire.

How the quality of life for cocoa producers is affected by chocolate prices set thousands of miles away, the effect of climate change and how a Fairtrade certification can help whole communities is all covered.

If you've ever thought about how chocolate is produced – and even if you haven't – this is a fascinating insight that will make you consider your power as a consumer.

Fairtrade Fortnight runs from February 25th to March 10th 2019. Follow #FairtradeFortnight and #SheDeserves on the socials to get involved.

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