A Tale of Chocolate, Cheese, and Racism

How a kid’s treat and a yoghurt crystallized the racial debate in Switzerland

The Treats of Wrath — PxHere.com, CC0 Public Domain

Growing up in Switzerland in the late 80s and early 90s, there were two things you’d expect to find in a kid’s snack: A little carton of Ovomaltine, a cocoa-flavoured, malt-based milk drink and a couple of Chocolate-coated marshmallow treats that we used to call têtes