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The Cocoa Pickers

The Cocoa Pickers


The Cocoa Pickers is a series of portraits by James Mollison that highlight the differences between the people at the bottom of the chocolate production chain, who earn less than a dollar a day, and the end consumers.

From what I have read about the industry, I was surprised not to see any children included.

Above: Zongo Arouna. Below: Mohammad Ouedraogo. After the break: Sorogo Hamidou,


See all the photos at James’ portfolio site.


James Mollison Photography
Sociological Images

I am Creative Director at Acart Communications, a Canadian Social Issues Marketing agency. Read more