Chocolate! Conventional chocolate production is hard on the rain forest and harder on workers (some of them children). Conventional cocoa plantations, like most farms, use large amounts of pesticides and fertilizers. They harm the environment and can remain in chocolate. Organically farmed cocoa isnâ€™t permitted to use these synthetic chemicals. There are a few cacao-specific things to consider as well before your unwrap a bar and devour it.
63 â€“ thatâ€™s the number of synthetic chemical products found in the average American home. This translates to roughly 10 gallons of harmful chemicals. Reduce the number of chemicals in your home by using some of the many natural cleaning options available.