The Chocolate Case

by Benthe Forrer

To mark World Children’s Day, the United Nations and The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Belgium present: ‘The Chocolate Case

The Chocolate Case film cover/poster
Runtime: 90′

Three bold Dutch journalists uncover child labour in the cocoa production chain, which triggers them to try to persuade large corporations to end these unethical practices once and for all. Scorned and rejected by the industry, and having sought in vain to become imprisoned for their cause, the trio sets out on a mission to develop the first ‘slave-free’ chocolate bar known as ‘Tony’s Chocolonely’ – now one of Holland’s leading chocolate brands.

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The screening of ‘The Chocolate Case’ was introduced by Ms Meline Arakelian, Deputy Ambassador of the Embassy of the Netherlands

The film was followed by a panel discussion with special guests including:

  • Ynzo van Zanten – Chief Evangelist at Tony’s Chocolonely
  • Irene Wintermayr – Policy specialist at ILO
  • Moderated by Carlos JimenezUNRIC

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