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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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#cocoa #cacao #chocolate

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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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#scienceofsweet #sweet #chocolate 

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Child labour and palm oil lend chocolate Easter eggs a bitter taste - Brisbane Times

Child labour and palm oil lend chocolate Easter eggs a bitter taste - Brisbane Times | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Where does the chocolate in your Easter eggs come from? The answer might not be sweet.
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The future and features of good chocolate | The National

The future and features of good chocolate | The National | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Demand for chocolate may be increasing exponentially, but perceptions of this delicacy – rarely viewed as the luxury commodity that it is – need to change. We talk to leading chocolatiers and luxury confectioners about the perfect cocoa creation.
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9 Amazing Health And Beauty Benefits Of Dark Chocolate - The Inquisitr

9 Amazing Health And Beauty Benefits Of Dark Chocolate - The Inquisitr | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Unlike your garden variety sugar-filled chocolate, dark chocolate is derived from cacao beans, and contains a higher concentration of cacao seeds than regular
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#healthfacts #chocolatefacts #beauty #darkchocolate 

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Health benefits of chocolate

Health benefits of chocolate | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Your sweet tooth might actually improve your health. 22News Registered Dietitian Nancy Dell, shared why you can eat chocolate everyday.
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Chocolate Log Blog: Fairtrade Chocolate - Seed and Bean Giveaway #57

Chocolate Log Blog: Fairtrade Chocolate - Seed and Bean Giveaway #57 | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Blog about all things chocolate including recipes and reviews
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Blueberries, Avocados and Cocoa Beans May Keep Cardiologists at Bay

Blueberries, Avocados and Cocoa Beans May Keep Cardiologists at Bay | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
(Bioscience Technology) Times have changed. It used to be that an apple a day kept the doctor away. But three recent studies indicate this mantra could be changed to “a blueberry-avocado-cocoa-bean...
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Start hoarding now for the chocolate shortage - MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Start hoarding now for the chocolate shortage - MiamiHerald.com (blog) | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
The world is running out of chocolate!
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Why the world needs ethical chocolate.... - The Hairdressers Eyes Magazine

Why the world needs ethical chocolate.... - The Hairdressers Eyes Magazine | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Why the world needs ethical chocolate
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#ethical #chocolate #consumerism #fairtrade

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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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#fairtrade #cocoa #cacao #farmers #chocolate 

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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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#chocolate #cocoa #IvoryCoast #farmers

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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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#FairTrade #worldfairtradeday

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Big Island Chocolate Festival Expands

Craving chocolate? Who doesn’t? The fourth annual Big Island Chocolate Festival delivers with an array of fun, elegant and taste-tempting activities, seminars and culinary adventures May 7-9. Most ...

Via Russell Roberts
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Russell Roberts's curator insight, April 3, 3:35 AM
Thanks to news blogger Damon Tucker for this tasty reminder. The Big Island Chocolate Festival runs from 07 May to 09 May at the Fairmont Orchid on HawaiiIsland. A tasty treat, indeed. Aloha, Russ
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Chocolate prices to double as world runs out of cocoa

Chocolate prices to double as world runs out of cocoa | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Enjoy your Easter haul because chocolate is expected to double in price in the next five years.
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Russians are looking to chocolate to improve their gloomy moods - Business Insider

Russians are looking to chocolate to improve their gloomy moods - Business Insider | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
When days are dark, friends are few and the state of your bank account makes you want to weep, there is only one thing you can do in bleak, crisis-hit Russia.
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#russians #chocolate #roshen

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We Try It: Pascha Organic Chocolate - WISH-TV

We Try It: Pascha Organic Chocolate - WISH-TV | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
We Try It: Pascha Organic Chocolate For health-conscious food connoisseurs Pascha Chocolate is a line of dark chocolate bars and baking chips that are certified USDA Organic. Pascha uses the purest ingredients produced in allergen-free facilities.
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#organic #chocolate #healthconscious #darkchocolate

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Bel Air Welcomes Chocolate and Candy Festival

Bel Air Welcomes Chocolate and Candy Festival | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
The sugar rush hits Main Street on Saturday.
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Artisanal, hand-crafted chocolate is a growing niche - Los Angeles Times

Artisanal, hand-crafted chocolate is a growing niche - Los Angeles Times | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Ryan Berk makes his chocolate from scratch. That means flying to Central America four times a year, hiking over Maya ruins to remote jungle villages and meeting face-to-face with the farmers who supply his cocoa beans.
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#cocoa #chocolate #beantobar 

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Hot chocolate has been prescribed to cure everything from infertility to bad teeth - Quartz

Hot chocolate has been prescribed to cure everything from infertility to bad teeth - Quartz | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
When chocolate first arrived in Europe in the 17th century, it was a rare and mysterious substance.
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#chocolate #DYK #healthfacts #chocofacts

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