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.
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.
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:.
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.
Mortality and hot chocolate on tap at Death Cafe Anchorage Daily News 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.
8 Nights of Chanukah Chocolate Huffington Post (blog) *The Dark Side of Chocolate-An investigation into trafficking of children in cacao plantations of West Africa; also available inexpensively from greenamerica.org.
Also look at 'Semisweet:Life in Chocolate" and download the free app Chocofinder.
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 ...
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...
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 ...
You can also check out our documentary Semisweetthemovie.com
and get our free chocofinder app from the app store.
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.
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.
ConfectioneryNews.com Turning the page on sustainability: Can cocoa waste notebooks improve the ... ConfectioneryNews.com Many chocolate manufacturers print a story on the stationery to communicate that the product is helping cocoa farmers.
Cocoa farmers complain of cheating GhanaWeb 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.
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...
“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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