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Felix Von Der Weppen Sheds Light on the Dark Side of Chocolate

 - Feb 17, 2010
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Until stumbling upon Felix von der Weppen’s ‘Chocolate Slavery’ portfolio and the serious and tragic topic is sheds light on, I never knew that this issue even existed. In a way, I’m horrified because of the chocolate addiction I actually have.

According to Felix von der Weppen, chocolate slavery is predominant in Cote d’Ivoire, Africa. Under inhumane conditions, young boys are sold into slavery to cocoa farmers. For more insight into this issue, the links below where the artist discusses this issue in more detail.