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Chocolate On The Road: Is Coronavirus Killing Craft Chocolate?

“Having a business is like having children; it doesn’t really make sense money-wise, and it’s the same with a small business.” -Barbara Wilson, Co-Founder of Mindo Chocolate Makers While Covid-19 has ravaged populations around the world, it’s also nearly halted the global economy. Almost every industry around the world is heavily affected, most often in …

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Interview: Jan Schubert, Conservation Leader at Original Beans Chocolate

“I would say… for the farmers we’re working with, [for] eighty percent of them cacao is the most important income solution, but for zero percent it’s their only income.” -Jan Schubert, Conservation Leader at Original Beans Chocolate Jan Schubert works in the cocoa industry in Latin America, largely in Ecuador, Peru, and Colombia. Focusing on …

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Robbery in Gringolandia

The strangest thing is that I was thinking, right before it happened, that I should have tried harder to convince my parents to come to dinner with me. They should probably eat again, and it’s dangerous to be out alone at night. So here I recount a tale of something that happened to me exactly …

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