Vulnerabilities of the craft chocolate industry amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Jeana Cadby The University of Tokyo
Keywords: COVID-19, Specialty Cacao, Craft Chocolate, Direct Trade, Small Business, Artisanal Food Products, Fine Chocolate, Food Systems, Pandemic

Abstract

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Craft chocolate is a model within the global chocolate industry, promoting accountability, transparency, and ethical practices, while often citing unfair labor or poor agricultural practices recognized in conven­tional chocolate. However, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the craft chocolate industry is particularly vulnerable, and specialty cacao farmers may be asked to pay the price. . . .

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Author Biography

Jeana Cadby, The University of Tokyo

Sustainable Development Researcher, Department of Global Agricultural Sciences, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences

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Published
2020-10-30
How to Cite
Cadby, J. (2020). Vulnerabilities of the craft chocolate industry amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 10(1), 1–4. https://doi.org/10.5304/jafscd.2020.101.012
Section
Commentaries on COVID-19 and the Food System