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Chocolate companies join together in Ebola battle

Some of the world's biggest chocolate companies are raising money in the fight against Ebola. (Source: CNN) Some of the world's biggest chocolate companies are raising money in the fight against Ebola. (Source: CNN)

(CNN) – The world's largest chocolate companies are joining the battle against Ebola.

Companies like Nestle, Mars, Hershey, Godiva and General Mills are all raising money to fight the outbreak.

Donations will got to the International Federation of the Red Cross, the Red Crescent Societies, and Caritas, a charity affiliated with the Catholic Church.

West Africa, where Ebola is currently a mass epidemic, produces about 70 percent of the world's cocoa supply.

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