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Originally published in Forbes Magazine Companies, People, Ideas Deborah Orr 04.24.06 Anticorporate protesters went after Nestlé for its infant formula. Now they're at it again--this time accusing the company of using cocoa harvested by forced labor. With their bright pink wigs, colorful placards and painted smiles, the crowd in front of San Francisco's Metreon movie theater last July looked like extreme fans come to celebrate the opening of the latest Willie Wonka film. But these merrymakers had a downbeat message for Nestlé, maker of Wonka chocolate candy.
Nestlé S.A. ( French pronunciation: [nɛsle] ; English / ˈ n ɛ s l eɪ / , / ˈ n ɛ s l i / ) is a Swiss multinational nutritional , snack food, and health -related consumer goods company headquartered in Vevey , Switzerland. It is the largest food company in the world measured by revenues. [ 3 ] [ 4 ] Nestlé's products include baby food , bottled water , breakfast cereals , coffee, confectionery, dairy products , ice cream , pet foods and snacks. 29 of Nestlé's brands have annual sales of over 1 billion Swiss francs (about $ 1.1 billion), [ 3 ] [ 5 ] including Nespresso , Nescafé , KitKat , Smarties , Nesquik , Stouffer's , Vittel , and Maggi .
by Brendan Nally October 2006 Today, almost a decade into the 21st century, most people regard slavery as an issue of the past. When people today think about slavery they may recall history class; discussing topics completely irrelevant to their own lives. Many people are unaware that, unfortunately, slavery is still in existence today and it may be more tangent to their life then they may expect. The major companies who dominate the chocolate industry such as Hershey, M&M/Mars, and Nestle all purchase their cocoa from the Ivory Coast in Africa.