Nestlé is a business that makes some of the most recognized chocolate around the world. Kit-Kat's, Smarties, Coffee Crisps, all of the delicious chocolate that is frequently given to kids on Halloween. Well, it wasn't all sunshine and rainbows for this extremely popular company after a lawsuit they had filed against the Ethiopian government was released to the public.
Nestlé claims that the Ethiopian government in the 1970's had withheld assets from them, causing the company to lose around $6 million. However, Nestlé later withdrew from this lawsuit after they received 40,000 letters of people expressing their anger for the company.
Ethiopia, for those of you that don't know, is one of the poorest countries in the world where it's citizens, on average, make $2 a day. The country has also been experiencing a drought for over 20 years as a result of poor levels of rainfall. Yeesh Nestlé, talk about kicking someone while they're down.