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Govt Maintains Producer Price of Cocoa - spyghana.com

Govt Maintains Producer Price of Cocoa - spyghana.com | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
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Govt Maintains Producer Price of Cocoa
spyghana.com
“Our farmers are very vulnerable and there is the need for us to support the cocoa farmers. Government is very much concerned that the world price of cocoa is coming down.
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Convention to Boost Cocoa, Cocoa Production - Business in Cameroon

Convention to Boost Cocoa, Cocoa Production - Business in Cameroon | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Business in Cameroon Convention to Boost Cocoa, Cocoa Production Business in Cameroon (Business in Cameroon) - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Cocoa and Coffee Development Fund, (FODECC) have reached an agreement to boost...
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Five Ways I Won't Be Celebrating Halloween This Year - Huffington Post

Five Ways I Won't Be Celebrating Halloween This Year - Huffington Post | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Huffington Post Five Ways I Won't Be Celebrating Halloween This Year Huffington Post I try to love Halloween as much as the next parent, but I admit to having my limits when it comes to embracing this kid frenzy of overdone costumes and too much...
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from the mouth of babes

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Endah Murniyati's Journey: CACAO TALK - PART II

Endah Murniyati's Journey: CACAO TALK - PART II | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Usually washing process make the seed break, it will reduce the quality. So, this process mostly be avoided by cacao farmers. If we get full sunny day, we just need four or five days to dry it. Water content must be under seven ...
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Cocoa Association seeks govt support to boost cocoa production - BusinessDay

Cocoa Association seeks govt support to boost cocoa production - BusinessDay | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Cocoa Association seeks govt support to boost cocoa production
BusinessDay
Cocoa Association seeks govt support to boost cocoa production. October 28, 2013 | Filed under: main story | Author: Editor.
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Cocoa Farmers Learn Better Production Skills - Business in Cameroon

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Business in Cameroon
Cocoa Farmers Learn Better Production Skills
Business in Cameroon
(Business in Cameroon) - Cocoa farmers in the South West Region have been drilled on better production techniques, notably fair-trade certification.
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Chocolate treats await shoppers at Ten Thousand Villages - Lincoln Journal Star

Chocolate treats await shoppers at Ten Thousand Villages - Lincoln Journal Star | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Chocolate treats await shoppers at Ten Thousand Villages
Lincoln Journal Star
There will also be samples of chocolate, hot cocoa and baked items all day, using fair-trade chocolate. Copies of recipes will be available.
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Co+op Forest | Stronger Together

Co+op Forest | Stronger Together | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
With the help of Pur Projet and cacao farmers in Northern Peru, were growing a Co+op Forest to help offset our carbon footprint. And we're growing the forest in a way that respects the surrounding indigenous Peruvian community, ensuring ...
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Fair Trade Concepts & Teacher Appreciation - Hometown Pasadena

Fair Trade Concepts & Teacher Appreciation Hometown Pasadena fair trade cocoa 420x0 300x199 Fair Trade Concepts & Teacher Appreciation Ten Thousand villages teacher appreciation “The concepts of fair trade can be woven into social studies,...
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Great Coffee, Good Vibes, Choose Fair Trade

Award-winning musician Kelly Clarkson travels to a coffee farm in Peru with Green Mountain Coffee® to experience why Fair Trade means great coffee for you an...
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HERSHEY CO : Hershey and Barry Callebaut Build Primary School in Cocoa ... - 4-traders (press release)

HERSHEY CO : Hershey and Barry Callebaut Build Primary School in Cocoa ... - 4-traders (press release) | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
HERSHEY CO : Hershey and Barry Callebaut Build Primary School in Cocoa ...
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About time some of the profits were ploughed back to help the local communities. 

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The Greensumer: Equal Exchange Chocolate

The Greensumer: Equal Exchange Chocolate | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Greetings! So...this is my first post! Hoorah! I haven't blogged in a while so I may be a bit rusty, so forgive me if I come off as dull (and feel free to tell me if do!). After having a baby I needed something to fill the little time I had to ...
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100% increase in local cocoa production - Jamaica Observer

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100% increase in local cocoa production
Jamaica Observer
KINGSTON, Jamaica - The Cocoa Industry Board (CIB) is reporting an increase of more than 100 per cent in the production of cocoa for the 2011/2012 crop year.
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Slavery In American Film - WBUR

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Slavery In American Film
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Nonetheless I feel it's important to mention a documentary film, The Dark Side of Chocolate, which depicts the problem today with slavery on cacao plantations of the Ivory Coast.
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Fair Trade Month {Giveaway} - Eat, Live, Run

Fair Trade Month {Giveaway} - Eat, Live, Run | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Reply · Kristin @ FoodFash October 18, 2013 at 6:41 am. Have you tried Just Good Chocolate?? It's one of the few fair trade cocoa powders out there I believe. Excellent for cooking! Reply. Amber October 18, 2013 at 6:45 am.
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Words from a chocolate maker - UK in Peru - FCO Bloggers

Words from a chocolate maker - UK in Peru - FCO Bloggers | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
It aims to encourage cacao farmers to grow “fine” beans, chocolate makers to pay extra for these fine beans and chocolatiers to make some of their truffles and so on from Direct Cacao chocolate. We are still in the early stages ...
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Fair Trade Challenge launches on Halloween - The Manitoban

Fair Trade Challenge launches on Halloween - The Manitoban | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Fair Trade Challenge launches on Halloween
The Manitoban
Bakers taking part in the challenge have the opportunity to try new products – such as fair trade cocoa, sugar, and dried fruit.
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Now this is a fun way to get people to buy in to fair trade products

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Chocolate doesn't contain caffeine! | Break out of Bushwick

Chocolate doesn't contain caffeine! | Break out of Bushwick | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it

Non-Free Trade Chocolate. While I've always had an eye for sustainably grown products, I'll never, ever be eating a Hershey's bar (or other corporate-created chocolate) again. While this chocolate mega-company likes to .

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Turning a Generation of Consumers Into a Generation of Stewards - Huffington Post

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Turning a Generation of Consumers Into a Generation of Stewards
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My turning point was seeing a documentary called The Dark Side of Chocolate.
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You've got to watch Semisweet:Life in Chocolate. Go to semisweetthemovie.com

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Where to find ethically sourced Halloween chocolate candy | Simple ...

Where to find ethically sourced Halloween chocolate candy | Simple ... | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Does anyone have a good brand of ethically produced chocolate chips that they love? I need something I can order–not a lot of options in our little town. Leigh´s latest post: Why I'm Kind of Over Pastor Appreciation Month.
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go to the Chocofinder iPhone app to find chocolates that are made from ethically sourced cocoa. 

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When Chocolate is Good for You | HerCanberra

When Chocolate is Good for You | HerCanberra | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
I always share chocolate with friends. Firstly, because it's just a lovely thing to do, and secondly I like to share all those calories over many bottoms, rather than have them stored on just mine! When is chocolate good for you?
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Guest column: Chocolate has its dark site too - Daily Astorian

Guest column: Chocolate has its dark site too - Daily Astorian | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Guest column: Chocolate has its dark site too
Daily Astorian
There is a “dark side” of chocolate, but it seems manageable.
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'Harry Potter' Fans vs. Warner Bros: A Fandom's Struggle to Do Real-World Good - Bustle

'Harry Potter' Fans vs. Warner Bros: A Fandom's Struggle to Do Real-World Good
Bustle
alleged use of non-fair trade cocoa in the making of the Chocolate Frogs they market to lovers of Harry Potter and chocolate alike.
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Nothing like star status to draw attention to a real cause

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New World Chocolate, With a Conscience - The Epoch Times

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New World Chocolate, With a Conscience
The Epoch Times
She herself comes from a family of farmers in Cuba, where her grandparents were cacao farmers.
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