Cocoa, sugar, and palm oil: behind the main ingredients of Nestle’s KitKat bar, there are some bitter truths. This season, we’re exposing those truths, one ingredient at a time. Join us for conversations with cocoa farmers who’ve worked with Nestle, activists who are exposing them, and visionary leaders around the globe who are building alternative models that are changing the balance of power in the food system.

More from Season 1

Sugar: Building a Sweeter Future

February 16, 2021

Karen Mapasua of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) helps us untangle sugar’s bitter history on the island of Fiji. In Paraguay, Andres Gonzales of Manduvira cooperative shares how fair trade sugarcane farmers are turning the global sugar industry on its head.

Chocolate: A Crisis of Capitalism

February 1, 2021

Fortin Bley and Franck Koman from the Ivorian Fair Trade Network (IFTN) expose Nestle’s misleading marketing claims and the current challenges faced by cocoa farmers. And award-winning author, Simran Sethi, describes the true cost of an industry that bills cocoa as an “affordable luxury.”

Season 1 Trailer

January 12, 2021

Introducing: For a Better World, a new podcast by Fair World Project about fair trade and the farmer and worker-led movements that are fighting for equitable food and farming systems.

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