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Jeanne
- 363 days ago - behindthebrands.org
Companies like Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods (ABF) buy and produce huge amounts of sugar around the world. And as demand for sugar increases, so does the rush for land to grow it on.



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jeanne schreurs (207)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 2:48 am
For centuries, Edilza Duarte's community hunted, fished, and grew crops on their land in Ponta Porã, Brazil. 40 years ago, that land was taken from Edilza's people in order to grow sugar cane. Today, Edilza, her two children, and the rest of their community face hunger and serious health problems.

As demand for sugar increases, so does the rush for land to grow it. Oxfam has found that companies that supply sugar to Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Associated British Foods and other food and beverage giants are kicking poor farmers off their land and robbing them of their rights – leaving many homeless and hungry.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (388)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 2:59 am
N&S thanks Jeanne.
 

AniMae Chi (410)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 3:17 am
Thanks for taking action AniMaeChi.
 

Christeen Anderson (503)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 3:41 am
N&S
 

Candy L. (479)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 4:29 am
Signed & Tweeted, Thanks
 

NicoleAWAY W. (634)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 4:35 am
Thanks for taking action Nicole. ~ ty Jeanne
 

kate k g (482)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 4:48 am
signed and noted too :-)
 

Roseann D. (178)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 4:48 am
Blech! Hate sugar.
 

Constance F. (434)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 7:12 am
Yes, thank you ! Thanks for taking action Constance.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 8:05 am
Thanks for taking action Amandine.

Brilliant! You’re changing the way your favourite brands do business. We’ll let you know as soon as Coke, Pepsi and ABF respond to your messages.
 

Monica T. (294)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 8:26 am
Noted and signed. Thanks, Jeanne!
 

Natasha Salgado (531)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 9:23 am
Done-thx Jeanne!
 

Lisa Neste (699)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 1:15 pm
Thanks for taking action Lisa.

Brilliant! You’re changing the way your favourite brands do business. We’ll let you know as soon as Coke, Pepsi and ABF respond to your messages.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (63)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 1:47 pm
signed, twitted and noted, thanks
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 2:04 pm
Signed and noted. Thank you, Jeanne.
 

June M. (105)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 2:30 pm
Thanks for taking action June.
22239 have taken action
 

Annemie O. (157)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 3:09 pm
N & S
 

Sherri Martin (123)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 3:55 pm
Signed and Shared to Facebook
 

Katie D. (84)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 8:10 pm
Signed * Thank You Jeanne
 

Laurie H. (716)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 9:16 pm
Signed & Shared , Thanks Jeanne!!~
 

Kathleen R. (203)
Friday October 4, 2013, 10:38 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Jeanne. You know, I thank God for the computer. Because now we are aware of what happens in far off places. But that also gives us the responsibility to do something about it. We can not look away.
 

Vicky P. (464)
Friday October 4, 2013, 5:52 pm
noted, signed
 

Dimitris Dallis (2)
Saturday October 5, 2013, 1:37 am
Proudly signed! Thank you very much Jeanne.
 

. (0)
Saturday October 5, 2013, 2:17 am
Signed
 

Hugo L. (267)
Tuesday October 8, 2013, 2:12 pm
Noted & signed, thanks Jeanne
 

Jabi Yeonnmin (170)
Wednesday January 22, 2014, 2:00 pm
s, n & shared to facebook
 
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