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From Cote d'Ivoire to chocolate bar

Jörg Jelinnek
September 19, 2016

Ivory Coast is the world's leading cocoa producer. But little chocolate is produced there. Most of the cocoa is sent to chocolate makers in Europe. This is a common issue facing many places in Africa. Countries produce and export large amounts of raw materials, but manufacture few finished goods. That's about to change. Chocolatiers are making Ivorian chocolate and they are hitting a sweet spot.

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