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Row between Peru and UK-listed cacao company turns bitter

In this 2009 file photo a Peruvian cocoa farmer shows grains of cacao in Tarapoto, Peru. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

Author: Chris Arsenault | @chrisarsenaul
Date: June 2nd, 2016
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation

A row between the Peru government and a UK-listed cacao producer accused of illegally destroying Amazon rainforest has prompted land rights campaigners to call for the removal of the company from trading on the London stock exchange.

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