Nestle and Jacobs Douwe Egberts reportedly involved in slave labor cases in Brazil

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Danwatch’s investigation also shows that child labor is still a problem on Brazilian coffee plantations. At an inspection observed by Danwatch in July 2015, two boys aged 14 and 15 were found to have been picking coffee and freed from slavery-like working conditions.

Danwatch an independent research center reported that the two coffee giants admit that coffee from plantations where working conditions resembled slavery may have ended up in their supply chains


Nestle and Jacobs Douwe Egberts admitted that they may have bought coffee beans from plantations in Brazil which use slaves for the making of high profits.

The report was made by Danwatch, an independent media and research center that publishes investigative reports focusing on Corporate Social Responsibility, human rights and environment.

Danwatch reported that Jacobs Douwe Egberts admitted that it is possible that coffee from plantations with medieval labor conditions ended up in their p...


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