Who grows the chocolate
This is the second of the sections and includes two lesson plans.
A. where in the world?
Where in the world is cocoa grown? Use maps and facts to find out about life in Ghana.
B. Living in Mim
What is it like to live in Mim? Use photos and accounts of daily life to find out.
Aims and questions
introduce the cocoa farmers at the beginning of the chocolate production chain
show how farmers work very hard and don't have much security
show students that while cocoa, the most important ingredient in chocolate, is grown in less economically developed countries, most of the money goes to big international companies in rich countries
how is cocoa grown?
why is life so hard for cocoa farmers in Ghana?
which countries produce cocoa, and which process it?
why are cocoa beans grown in poor countries but processed in rich countries?
who are the multinational companies involved in the production of chocolate?