Give and Take

Episode 69: Obroni And The Chocolate Factory, with Steven Wallace

December 4th, 2017  •  53 mins 8 secs  •  Download (37 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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What country makes the best chocolate? Most people would answer "Switzerland," or, if they're discerning, "Belgium" or "France." Captivated by theories of international trade but with precious little knowledge of cocoa or chocolate, Steven Wallace set out to build the Omanhene Cocoa Bean Company in Ghana―a country renowned for its cocoa and where Wallace spent part of his youth―in a quest to produce the world's first export-ready, single-origin chocolate bar.