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Momentum rising for Behind the Brands

On International Women’s Day, March 8th 2013, activists gathered around the country to stand up for women cocoa farmers. From M&M’s World in Times Square, to the Nestle USA headquarters in Los Angeles, we called for justice for the millions of small-scale women cocoa farmers who work hard to lift their families out of poverty. Chocolate is a $100 billion industry, but most cocoa farmers live on less than $2 a day. The top 3 chocolate companies — Mars, Mondelez and Nestle — buy more than 30% of the world’s cocoa, and their policies could help these women lift themselves and their families out of poverty

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