One of the most tragic things about the state of farming in India is how many farmers cannot afford to truly enjoy what they grow, frequently going hungry or opting to keep aside only the most meagre rations for themselves while selling the best of their produce.
This is not only tragic but also incredibly ironic, and we were reminded of this when we saw this this video of cocoa farmers in West Africa tasting chocolate (from the cocoa they grew) for the very first time.
Richard Quest from CNN travelled to the Ivory Coast to show the farmers the end product of what they have spent their whole lives growing.
Watch the video here:
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