Indonesia: A chance for chocolate

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Cocoa fruit

It’s Easter – a time when Americans buy more than 30 million kilograms of chocolate! But will chocoholics always be able to get their fix?

Cocoa supplies are dwindling and it’s predicted that by 2020, chocolate companies will be short of one million tons of cocoa.

To solve this problem, Mars chocolate company has partnered with Indonesian cocoa farmers and IFAD, the International Fund for Agricultural Development,  to produce more and better cocoa.

IFAD's Joanne Levitan has more:

Duration: 4'09"

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