Watch A Cocoa Farmer Taste Chocolate For The First Time

By Isabelle Whitaker  ·  6th August 2014  ·  Uncategorized

It’s easy to forget that, considering they dedicate their entire lives to cultivating and harvesting cocoa beans, many cocoa farmers have never been fortunate enough to try the fruits of their labours. Can you image spending your whole life sourcing the beans for a product you haven’t even tasted?

The sad reality is that many farmers aren’t even aware that the cocoa beans they harvest go into making chocolate; there’s a touching moment in this clip where one man explains that he was told they went off to make wine!

Thanks to the makers of this video, though, some farmers on the Ivory Coast are finally given the opportunity to try some chocolate, and their reactions are truly heart warming.

Check it out today…