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On Valentine’s Day, Reflecting on the Importance of Chocolate Production
February 14, 2012
This post originally appeared on the USAID IMPACTBlog.
They say the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach. And whether you’re enjoying the fruits (or beans!) of the world’s cocoa harvest through your favorite candy bar during your afternoon snack, or receiving a heart-shaped box of cream-filled goodness for Valentine’s Day today, it’s worth considering how the delectable confection came to be in the first place – and how supporting the industry can lead to increased global food security.