Although the conversation quickly left my sleep adled mind the topic had a profound affect on my daughter, as it should really on all of us, although I fear that as adults we are now so used to the conversation that it fails to shock us as it should anymore.
My 9 year old showed me a short post she had written not long after that and I promised to put it on my blog (and then promptly forgot).
Then this morning on Twitter @janey_uk tweeted a link to David Mitchell's article in The Guardian about the unlikely union of Google with Nestle. He states 'So it's odd that it (Google) would voluntarily couple one of its products with that of a company with a shameful history of wringing money from the poorest people on earth.'
I was immediately reminded of my daughters piece and promised her that I would publish the post, absolutely definitely today.
Later today at lunch I was given the final reminder to pull my finger out:
So here it is - take it away Kaya....
So there it is - a very simplified version maybe but it pretty much nails it all the same. For more in-depth information on this (and it really is worth educating yourself about it) read this post from my lovely blogging friend Thinly Spread who has worked with Save the Children on this very topic. Jaw dropping stuff.