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Published on Feb 21, 2014
Farmer N'Da Alphonse grows cocoa and has never seen the finished product. "To be honest I do not know what they make of my beans, " says farmer N'Da Alphonse. "I've heard they're used as flavoring in cooking, but I've never seen it. I do not even know if it's true."
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