Chocolate Origins


Slavery Past and Present

Discover how humans began eating chocolate, centuries ago. Learn more about the intricate refinement process of Cacao, the key ingredient of chocolate.

Companies who make and sell chocolate have a long history of knowing about child-slavery and producing chocolate produced through this slavery. Learn what you can do to help end child-slavery in the production of chocolate, and how to make the best chocolate choice.


Chocolate Origins Part 1: The Cacao Tree

Chocolate Origins Part 2: Currency of the Rich

Chocolate Origins Part 3: Exploitation

Chocolate Origins Part 4: Our Guilty Pleasure