Chocolate and Africa

By |2019-04-08T07:20:40-07:00June 21st, 2017|Africa, Economy, Food|2 Comments

A white man beating an enslaved African man in Brazil African-American slavery and chocolate As more and more people wanted chocolate, farmers had to grow more and more cocoa beans. By 1677, Spanish land-owners were buying West African people to farm cocoa beans as slaves, first in Brazil, and then in Venezuela. African-American [...]