Fair Trade Chocolate

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Fair Trade Chocolate

  1. 1. Fair Trade Chocolate By Class 2-221
  2. 2. Do you like chocolate?
  3. 3. Do you know where chocolate comes from?
  4. 4. Do you know how chocolate gets to you?
  5. 5. It takes many steps to make chocolate. <ul><li>First, the cocoa pods have to be picked </li></ul><ul><li>Then they have to be opened and </li></ul><ul><li>the cocoa beans need to be removed. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Next the cocoa beans are put in a pile and </li></ul><ul><li>covered with a banana leaf </li></ul><ul><li>Then the beans are left out in the sun </li></ul><ul><li>to dry for 5-8 days </li></ul><ul><li>The beans are then packaged and sold </li></ul><ul><li>to chocolate companies </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The beans are then shipped to </li></ul><ul><li>factories around the world </li></ul><ul><li>The beans are ground and then </li></ul><ul><li>made into chocolate </li></ul>
  8. 8. Growing chocolate is not easy work. Do you think chocolate farmers get paid a lot for their work? $ $ $ $ $ $
  9. 10. <ul><li>Did you know that children are used as slaves on chocolate farms? </li></ul><ul><li>They can’t go to school or the doctor and never get to play. </li></ul><ul><li>They also never get to taste the chocolate they worked so hard to make. </li></ul>
  10. 11. What is Fair Trade Chocolate?
  11. 12. Where can you find Fair Trade Chocolate?
  12. 13. Did you know that most big chocolate companies DO NOT use Fair Trade? <ul><li>If chocolate does not have the Fair Trade logo on it, then it comes from a cocoa farm that uses slaves and children to harvest the cocoa. </li></ul><ul><li>Look for this logo to see if your </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>favorite chocolate bar is Fair Trade </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>

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