Nestlé announced that their KitKat bars in Japan are going to only have ethically sourced cocoa. This comes right off of the report that the the amount of children working in the cocoa fields of West Africa has risen from 1.8 million to 2.3 since it was last reported.
Child labour on Nestlé farms: chocolate giant's problems continue
Auditors completing their annual report continue to find evidence of child labour on Ivory Coast farms supplying Nestlé
Children younger than 15 continue to work at cocoa farms connected to Nestlé, more than a decade after the food company promised to end the use of child labour in its supply chain.
A new report by the Fair Labor Association (FLA), commissioned by Nestlé, saw researchers visit 260 farms used by the company in Ivory Coast from September to December 2014. The researchers found 56 workers under the age of 18, of which 27 were under 15.