Cashew nuts are big business in Ivory Coast, which is now the world's biggest cashew exporter. Cashews are also the source of a lactose-free milk substitute popular in Europe and the US.
Revolting army soldiers have taken control of several cities, including Ivory Coast's second largest. Protests against the mutiny have been met with violence.
Major chocolate companies have agreed a statement of "collective intent" to work towards an end to deforestation. The UK's heir to the throne Prince Charles has been actively involved.
The UN Security Council has voted to lift remaining sanctions on Ivory Coast and pull out peacekeepers next year. The decision signals the West African country is on the right track, following years of instability.
Ivory Coast is the world’s biggest cocoa producer but for a long time it couldn’t process the cocoa beans into chocolate. But that, as they say, is history, while "Made in Ivory Coast" is the future.
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