FFS 027 - A World Without Chocolate
Updated: Aug 9, 2018
Is chocolate going ‘extinct’? Are we heading towards a ‘world without chocolate’?
In this episode, we explore what lies behind these recent media headlines that suggest chocolate may not survive climate change. To find answers, we deep dive into the world of chocolate with Simran Sethi.
Simran Sethi is a journalist focused on food, sustainability and social change. She is the best-selling author of Bread, Wine and Chocolate: The Slow Loss of the Foods We Love, a fellow at the Institute for Food and Development Policy (Food First) and the creator and host of The Slow Melt: an award-winning podcast about chocolate.
What chocolate actually is: how its grown and processed, and by who
Chocolate in the spotlight: going "extinct", or not quite?
Costly northern appetites: mass deforestation and biodiversity loss
A real and present threat: farmer livelihoods, low prices and the cruel irony of oversupply
Consumer consciousness: how we can take positive action
Simran Sethi (2015) Bread, Wine and Chocolate: The Slow Loss of the Foods We Love
The Slow Melt: a Podcast about Chocolate
Scott, M. (2016) ‘Climate and Chocolate’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Barclay, E. (2015) ‘Why the world might be running out of Cocoa Farmers’ NPR
Barclay, E. (2015) ‘These Ivory Coast Cacao Farmers Had Never Tasted Chocolate’ NPR
You may also like: