Is War on Drugs Bad for Chocolate?

Gourmands fight for native Peruvian cocoa

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Apr 26, 2012 9:06 AM CDT

(Newser) – To cut down on production of the coca plants behind cocaine, the US has pushed an alternative crop to Peruvian farmers: a high-yielding cocoa hybrid. And while CCN-51 has had commercial benefits, there's one problem, chocolate experts say—it just doesn't taste that...   Read full story »


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