The Rise of Big Chocolate

in the news | November 12, 2013

Foreign Policy

Lina Khan:

It's an industry that's largely invisible to consumers, yet central to feeding the world's sweet tooth. Cocoa processing -- the process of turning raw cocoa beans into powder, liquor, and butter -- is a major step in creating the candy bars and truffles that line store shelves. And thanks to a recent pair of recent business deals, it's an industry that may never be the same.