Waitrose Stops Selling Coffee Tins Showing Slaves Working on Plantations

From www.telegraph.co.uk

Waitrose has removed coffee tins showing slaves working on plantations from its shelves following a backlash from customers.

The illustrations appeared on the sides of packaging sold by Italian coffee company Saquella 1856 and were spotted by customer Patriic Gayle.

The pictures show black slaves harvesting beans in Guatemala and in one image a white plantation manager watches a black mother carrying a child.

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