Children sun drying cocoa beans on a cocoa processing facility in Africa (Photo by The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture)

Child-slavery in chocolate industry leaves a bitter taste in consumer’s mouths

  (MintPress)—This year, Americans are predicted to spend over $17 billion buying gifts for their loved ones on Valentine’s Day. The average expected amount that Americans will spend per person on Valentine’s Day is up 8.5 percent from last year, to just over $126, according to a National Retail Federation (NRF) survey, marking the largest […]