By: David Ariosto
January 31, 2012
The Hershey chocolate company has pledged $10 million dollars for the next 5 years, to educate West African cocoa farmers on how to improve practices and combat child labor. The company’s pledge is said to be a “welcome first step toward accountability.” Later this year, a new version of Hershey’s Bliss brand will be available for purchase – made entirely from Rainforest Alliance-certified farms in West Africa. Read the full story here.