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Founder of Green & Black's says travel should consider launching 'fair trade holidays'

Founder of Green & Black's says travel should consider launching 'fair trade holidays' | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
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Stop Supporting Child Slavery By Avoiding These 7 Companies

Stop Supporting Child Slavery By Avoiding These 7 Companies | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Many of us purchase our chocolate without thinking about who made it, and that’s a problem, since a variety of large corporations have been accused of using child slavery to give you your chocolate fix.
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From Fairtrade to FairLife: the financial products doing good

From Fairtrade to FairLife: the financial products doing good | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Charity FairLife is planning a new quality mark to point consumers in the direction of financial businesses and products working in their interests.
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Chocolate, Chocolate, It's Good For Your Heart, Study Finds

Chocolate, Chocolate, It's Good For Your Heart, Study Finds | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Regular chocolate eaters had a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke compared to people who didn't eat chocolate. The researchers say it's more evidence that polyphenols may be protective.
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Migraine Busting Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake

Migraine Busting Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
This post brought to you by DairyPure Milk. The content and opinions expressed below are that of JadeLouise Designs. If you are looking for something delic
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You should cocoa: sumptuous recipes for chocolate cakes and brownies | Ruby Tandoh

You should cocoa: sumptuous recipes for chocolate cakes and brownies | Ruby Tandoh | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Ruby bakes: In baking, humble cocoa powder is easier to work with and stronger than expensive chocolate, and can hold its own against the other ingredients. See for yourself in these easy birthday cake and treacle brownie recipes.
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Heifer Projects Align with Fair Trade Principles | Heifer International | Charity Ending Hunger And Poverty

Heifer Projects Align with Fair Trade Principles | Heifer International | Charity Ending Hunger And Poverty | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Heifer International supports fair trade wholeheartedly since fair trade also supports small-scale farmers around the globe.
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Big Island Chocolate Festival NEXT WEEKEND!

Show the gal in your life how much you care Mother’s Day weekend with tickets to the decadent Big Island Chocolate Festival gala 5:30-9 p.m. Saturday, May 9 at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawai‘i.

Via Russell Roberts
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Thanks to news blogger Damon Tucker for this tasty treat.  Don't forget the "decadent" Big Island Chocolate Festival gala, this Saturday, 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., 09 May, at The Fairmont Orchid.  Aloha, Russ.

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Observer Ethical Awards 2015: nominees for ethical product of the decade

Observer Ethical Awards 2015: nominees for ethical product of the decade | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Ethical lifestyles require ethical products. It’s time to reward the people behind them
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Fair Trade Chocolate: Is Mass Balance Really Fair to Consumers? - Triple Pundit (blog)

Fair Trade Chocolate: Is Mass Balance Really Fair to Consumers? - Triple Pundit (blog) | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Fair trade "mass balance" programs offer incentives to large companies that want to leave the conventional market. But it may not be for everyone.
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Bittersweet VIDEO: Ivory Coast Cocoa Farmers Taste Chocolate For The First Time

Bittersweet VIDEO: Ivory Coast Cocoa Farmers Taste Chocolate For The First Time | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
This will make you happy and sad at the same time.

Via Marianne PokeBunny Lenaerts
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Your chocolate addiction may be hurting African monkeys - Washington Post

Your chocolate addiction may be hurting African monkeys - Washington Post | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
“Extinction Countdown” warns that cocoa cultivation in Ivory Coast is killing off primates’ forest habitat.
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World Fair Trade Day 2015 | Fair Trade Campaigns

World Fair Trade Day 2015 | Fair Trade Campaigns | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Fair Trade Campaigns is a powerful grassroots movement mobilizing Fair Trade consumers and advocates across the US to increase the availability of Fair Trade products.
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US announces near-total ban on African elephant ivory trade

US announces near-total ban on African elephant ivory trade | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
US authorities on Thursday announced a near-total ban on the trade of African elephant ivory, finalizing a years-long push to fight the poaching of the threatened animals.
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Chocolate and Other Cocoa Products May Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Disease - Utah People's Post

Chocolate and Other Cocoa Products May Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Disease - Utah People's Post | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
A new research study shows that polyphenols have the potential of lowering cardiovascular risks for the people who eat chocolate and other cocoa products.
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Polyphenols, active compound in cocoa beans, found beneficial to the human heart | Times Gazette

Polyphenols, active compound in cocoa beans, found beneficial to the human heart | Times Gazette | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
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How chocolate could save your life according to new study!

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The fair trade dilemma: How do you make better coffee, tea, chocolate choices?

The fair trade dilemma: How do you make better coffee, tea, chocolate choices? | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
We break down the certification of some of our favourite – but problematic – tea, coffee, sugar and chocolate brands
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The effect cocoa or chocolate has on our health

The effect cocoa or chocolate has on our health | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Cocoa and its processed food product chocolate are believed to improve the function of endothelial cells, and thereby reduce blood pressure. Several studies have been conducted across the world to identify the health-related benefits of consuming chocolate.
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Are Cocoa Beans An Endangered Species? | Chouchoute Chocolaterie

Are Cocoa Beans An Endangered Species? | Chouchoute Chocolaterie | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Is chocolate an endangered species? It could be! Our latest blog post reveals all! http://t.co/IUNlLDSg9A #cocoa http://t.co/QKATCwvPJr
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Socially Responsible Chocolate Truffles? - PlanetSave.com

Socially Responsible Chocolate Truffles? - PlanetSave.com | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Originally published on InspiredEconomist.com On a mission to transform the globe "through ethical relationships with small-scale farmers, and an integral sustainability orientation at every point ...
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The Guilty-Pleasure Food That's Good For You - Care2.com

The Guilty-Pleasure Food That's Good For You - Care2.com | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
How chocolate can benefit health and help with weigh loss
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Cocoa versus cacao - what's the health difference? - Stuff.co.nz

Cocoa versus cacao - what's the health difference? - Stuff.co.nz | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Cacao is the buzzword in food circles, but how exactly is it different from cocoa?
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African Cocoa a Golden Ticket for Tanzania Chocolate Factory - Voice of America

African Cocoa a Golden Ticket for Tanzania Chocolate Factory - Voice of America | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Jaki Kweka is that rare breed of gourmet chocolatier. She makes fine chocolate in Africa using local African ingredients.

Other African companies such as Ghana's Golden Tree use local cocoa bu...
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Ben & Jerry's now sourcing Fairtrade ingredients for all ice cream flavors - Treehugger

Ben & Jerry's now sourcing Fairtrade ingredients for all ice cream flavors - Treehugger | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
As of January 2015, all sugar, cocoa, vanilla, coffee and bananas are certified by Fairtrade International.
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Chocolate: the science of sweet

Chocolate: the science of sweet | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Rich, sweet and creamy with a sensuous ‘melt in the mouth’ texture. Chocolate is a guilty pleasure many of us share and, with Easter just around the corner, indulgence seems mandatory. But, what ef...
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