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A cocoa bean’s ‘fingerprint’ could help trace chocolate bars back to their farm of origin, finds a new study — ScienceDaily

A new study from the University of Surrey has revealed that biotechnology could be the missing ingredient in helping cocoa farmers get a better deal for their beans. Chocolate is a £61billion-per-year global industry that has seen the volatile price of cocoa lead to a surge in traders seeking to buy cheaper beans from deforested regions, with lower…
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