John Wilhelm fears that rivals like Cadbury and other companies from America or Germany will gain too much control over supplies of cocoa. Frank Rowntree and J. Bowes Morrell make a long trip to the West Indies, to investigate the possibility of establishing cocoa plantations.
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This project was about Lawrence Rowntree, grandson of the famous chocolate manufacturer Joseph Rowntree. Watch our short film here: https://t.co/eFKU55jhyW