… A good cup of coffee or hot chocolate is always comforting. But what are the effects of these products on the environment? This is a particularly relevant issue since growing methods have changed and sun-tolerant hybrid varieties have been developed. Because the coffee and cocoa trees have a lot in common. Tropical trees of small size, they originally grew in the shade, under the vast canopy of the forests. Unfortunately, this is less and less the case…

-Report by annalisa D’orsi

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