Is your chocolate craving destroying forests in West Africa?

Sep 15, 2017

Is your chocolate craving destroying forests in West Africa?

Your afternoon chocolate craving may be fueling climate change, destroying protected forests and threatening elephants, chimpanzees and hippos in West Africa, research suggests. Well-known brands, such as Mars and Nestle, are buying through global traders cocoa that is grown illegally in dwindling national parks and ...

A sweet hot spring where chocolate lovers can soak it up

Feb 14, 2017

A sweet hot spring where chocolate lovers can soak it up

For Valentine's Day this year, instead of downloading boyfriends or indulging in edible bugs, chocolate lovers can take a dip together at a hot spring in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, filled with their favorite cacao. The event runs until Feb. 28, giving visitors plenty of chances to enjoy ...