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Mars CSO: Industry must collaborate to keep chocolate on the ...

Mars CSO: Industry must collaborate to keep chocolate on the ... | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Oliver Balch: Aligning the interests of chocolate confectioners with those of growers is key to getting the world's cocoa farmers back on their feet.
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The Royal Banner : Slave Trade Chocolate: Enough is Enough

The Royal Banner : Slave Trade Chocolate: Enough is Enough | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Many chocolate companies import chocolate from the Ivory Coast and West Africa. ... Chocolate imported from South America, and many chocolates labelled Fair Trade do not come from farms which enslaved children.
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Child Slavery: The Bitter Truth behind the Chocolate Industry | Terry*

Child Slavery: The Bitter Truth behind the Chocolate Industry | Terry* | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
As there are 600,000 cocoa farms in the Ivory Coast (Crossing Borders Fair Trade nd), it is not definitive, but very likely, that cocoa products from these companies are harvested by child slave labour.
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The Spooky Side of Chocolate | Ten Thousand Villages of Austin's ...

The Spooky Side of Chocolate | Ten Thousand Villages of Austin's ... | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
... why: It's FAIR TRADE MONTH, y'all!!! That means that the whole of the FT community is amped up with fair trade advocacy and campaigns! Fair Trade Campaigns has: Go Bananas! ...
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Fuze Bristol | Anti-Slavery International – An Introduction

Fuze Bristol | Anti-Slavery International – An Introduction | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Every year FUZE donates 100% of its profits to a chosen charity, and this year we're very proud to be supporting Anti-Slavery International. Here's a bit about their fantastic work and why we chose to support them:.
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Barry Callebaut educates farmers to establish sustainable cocoa supply chain

Barry Callebaut educates farmers to establish sustainable cocoa supply chain | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Global chocolate and cocoa manufacturer Barry Callebaut is aiming to take farmer engagement to the "next level" by addressing the gaps in knowledge, materials and funding that are seen as barriers to sustainable cocoa supply chains.

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Uganda sees its 2013/2014 cocoa output rising 26 percentPublish Date: Nov 20 ... - New Vision

Uganda sees its 2013/2014 cocoa output rising 26 percentPublish Date: Nov 20 ... - New Vision | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
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Uganda sees its 2013/2014 cocoa output rising 26 percentPublish Date: Nov 20 ...
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Mortality and hot chocolate on tap at Death Cafe - Anchorage Daily News

Mortality and hot chocolate on tap at Death Cafe - Anchorage Daily News | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Mortality and hot chocolate on tap at Death Cafe
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In a small private room at Mexico In Alaska Restaurant, 13 people gathered around a table with mugs of Mexican hot chocolate, bowls of bean soup and plates of chips and salsa.
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8 Nights of Chanukah Chocolate - Huffington Post (blog)

8 Nights of Chanukah Chocolate - Huffington Post (blog) | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
8 Nights of Chanukah Chocolate
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*The Dark Side of Chocolate-An investigation into trafficking of children in cacao plantations of West Africa; also available inexpensively from greenamerica.org.
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Why Fair Trade Matters - Ben & Jerry's - NowThis News

Subscribe to NowThisNews: http://full.sc/1ewEzh6 Fair Trade: You see it on labels all the time, and it certainly sounds like a good thing, but what does it a...
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Reader's view: Cocoa industry regulation could end child trafficking - Duluth News Tribune

Reader's view: Cocoa industry regulation could end child trafficking
Duluth News Tribune
In 2001, the Harkin-Engel Protocol went into place to reform child labor in cocoa production.
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Crossroads marks 25 years promoting fair-trade goods - Bloomington Pantagraph

Crossroads marks 25 years promoting fair-trade goods - Bloomington Pantagraph | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Crossroads marks 25 years promoting fair-trade goods
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Watts said edible items are a growing part of their business, including fair trade chocolate and coffee.
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Lake Champlain Chocolates Blog | Fair Trade First Hand

Lake Champlain Chocolates Blog | Fair Trade First Hand | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Our Director of Sales, Allyson Myers, travelled to the Dominican Republic with Fair Trade USA this week for the World Cocoa Foundation meeting. On her trip she attended a Fair Trade Farm Tour and saw firsthand how fair ...
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Fair-trade gelt gets a winning slogan - Jweekly.com

Fair-trade gelt gets a winning slogan - Jweekly.com | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Jweekly.com Fair-trade gelt gets a winning slogan Jweekly.com But Fair Trade Judaica, the Berkeley-based nonprofit that promotes fair trade as a Jewish value, wanted something catchy that would explain to customers why buying fair trade chocolate...
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Barefoot and Chocolate | Talking FairTrade

Barefoot and Chocolate | Talking FairTrade | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
I came across a 2010 documentary film by Miki Mistrati and U.Roberto Romano titled “The Dark Side of Chocolate”. The film was an expose of the trafficking and exploitation of children on cocoa plantations in Cote d'Ivoire ...
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the why and how of fair-trade chocolate - Clickety-Clack

the why and how of fair-trade chocolate - Clickety-Clack | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Many people still don't realize that mainstream chocolate companies such as Hershey's, Nestle, Dove, Ghirardelli and Mars purchase their cocoa from The Ivory Coast of Africa where child-slavery is prevalent.
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Sprinkle Bakes: Pumpkin Tassies with Salted Bittersweet Chocolate ...

Sprinkle Bakes: Pumpkin Tassies with Salted Bittersweet Chocolate ... | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
I make everything with fair trade chocolate! I don't like contributing to the child slavery in the Ivory Coast, and the plus is that fair trade chocolate is usually better anyway! My favorite is chocolate chip cookies.
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Taste of the trail: In search of Connecticut chocolate | HOME Magazine

Taste of the trail: In search of Connecticut chocolate | HOME Magazine | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
He was raised on his grandmother's cocoa farm in Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa, where there are an estimated two million such farms. Family members and friends who ...
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Turning the page on sustainability: Can cocoa waste notebooks improve the ... - ConfectioneryNews.com

Turning the page on sustainability: Can cocoa waste notebooks improve the ... - ConfectioneryNews.com | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
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Turning the page on sustainability: Can cocoa waste notebooks improve the ...
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Many chocolate manufacturers print a story on the stationery to communicate that the product is helping cocoa farmers.
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Cocoa farmers complain of cheating - GhanaWeb

Cocoa farmers complain of cheating - GhanaWeb | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Cocoa farmers complain of cheating
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They observed that in spite of government's effort in protecting cocoa farmers from being cheated some purchasing clerks are still using unauthorised means to do so.
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Organic Fair Chocolate - It's a Win Win for a New Winnower

Organic Fair is a small family owned and operated organic, fair trade food company. We have been making chocolate for 8 years using only organic and fair tra...
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Focus on cocoa farming - Confectionery Production

Focus on cocoa farming - Confectionery Production | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Confectionery Production Focus on cocoa farming Confectionery Production “In order to ensure sufficient cocoa production for years to come, we have embedded sustainability into our corporate strategy.” As outlined in the report, Barry Callebaut has...
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'Eye of the Tiger': Women cocoa farmers deserve the chance to 'roar' - Candy Industry (blog)

'Eye of the Tiger': Women cocoa farmers deserve the chance to 'roar' - Candy Industry (blog) | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
'Eye of the Tiger': Women cocoa farmers deserve the chance to 'roar'
Candy Industry (blog)
A funny thing happened to me while attending a commodities forum; I was caught off guard.
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Is chocolate good for your heart? - Toronto NewsFIX

Is chocolate good for your heart? - Toronto NewsFIX | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
Is chocolate good for your heart?
Toronto NewsFIX
That sighing you hear across America is coming from excited women. That's because chocolate is apparently good for you — in some ways.
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Barry Callebaut Sustainability Report 2012/13 highlights

Barry Callebaut Sustainability Report 2012/13 highlights | Fairly Traded News | Scoop.it
“In order to ensure sufficient cocoa production for years to come, we have embedded sustainability into our corporate strategy.” As outlined in the report, Barry Callebaut has identified three main challenges to sustainable ...
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