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Smugglers Feed on Ghana's Cocoa Woes

For these Ghanian farmers, cocoa isn't just about making a living. Ghana's the world's second-largest cocoa grower, behind neighbouring Ivory Coast. Between them producing 60% of the global supply of the main ingredient in chocolate. Illicit cocoa shipments once came to Ghana from Ivory Coast—although the Ghanian beans were considered superior. Ivory Coast has partially closed the quality gap in the past two years.

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