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Death by Chocolate

Chocolate production generates a lot of pollution. To minimize your impact, opt for dark — just a little — and skip the frills. By Marlene Cimons Nexus Media was predictable that one day Adisa Azapagic, who studies the carbon footprint of various foods, would get around to chocolate. Little was known about the environmental impact […]

February 14th

On Valentines Day, consider the lives of the people who grow your chocolate

It was predictable that one day Adisa Azapagic, who studies the carbon footprint of various foods, would get around to chocolate. Little was known about the environmental impact of producing that guilt-and swoon-inducing pleasure, and for many, ignorance was bliss. “My husband wasn’t amused when I suggested he consider switching to dark chocolate,” which has a […]

February 14th

Some New Hope For The Future of Chocolate

Most of us take something like chocolate for granted.  In fact there are lots of issues with the current situation for the farmers who produce it, and with the future supply for the rest of us. Fortunately, talented people have already been working hard on this issue. Today Mars, the USDA and IBM announced the […]

September 15th