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Why fair is good for trade - Supply Management

Why fair is good for trade - Supply Management | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it

Why fair is good for trade Supply Management These are the findings of Empowering Women Farmers in Agricultural Value Chains, a report from Twin, an ethical trading supply chain charity, that says businesses are unaware of the value women provide...

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A Fairtrade First! Organic Chocolatier Cocoa Loco Opens UK's First 100% Fairtrade Chocolate Shop

A Fairtrade First! Organic Chocolatier Cocoa Loco Opens UK's First 100% Fairtrade Chocolate Shop | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Sussex-based chocolate artisans Cocoa Loco opened their first retail outlet in Horsham, West Sussex in September 2014 to coincide with the town's Annual Food and Drink festival ('The Big Nibble') and Organic September; the UK's biggest celebration of all things organic.
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Great News ! Organic #Chocolatier #Cocoa Loco Opens UK's First 100% #Fairtrade Chocolate Shop!

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Why we buy organic and fair trade: Feelings matter

Why we buy organic and fair trade: Feelings matter | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
New research identifies the emotions that motivate some people to make ethical choices day after day.
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Be #fairtrade Be #organic!

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As cocoa price soars, chocolate makers devour substitutes | Reuters

As cocoa price soars, chocolate makers devour substitutes | Reuters | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
SINGAPORE/NEW YORK Sep 5 (Reuters) - Chocolate makers in the fast-growing Asian market are replacing a bigger proportion of cocoa butter, which gives confectionery its melt-in-the-mouth texture, with cheaper
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Did you know that #chocolate makers in #Asia are substituting #cocoabutter with cheaper palm oil-based alternatives?

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Can Dark Chocolate Help Ease Your Pain from PAD?

Can Dark Chocolate Help Ease Your Pain from PAD? | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
It’s not news that walking is good for you. But a recent study found that a sweet treat may make walking a little easier for you if you have painful leg cramp
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Can #DarkChocolate Help Ease Your Pain from PAD? #PAD patients stay tuned for sweet news!
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Chocolate and Ethical Consumerism: The Dark Side of Our Favorite Dessert | HandCrafting Justice

Chocolate and Ethical Consumerism: The Dark Side of Our Favorite Dessert | HandCrafting Justice | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Photo from Food Empowerment ProjectThe Dark Side, by Shagun Singh 
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#Chocolate and #ethical #consumerism: How can 'You' make a difference? Read and find out!

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McGill's massive fair trade brownie could be the biggest ever

McGill's massive fair trade brownie could be the biggest ever | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
If there's one thing that will get noticed on a university campus, it's a 4,000 pound brownie.
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If you love #brownies, then head to #McGill University for the possibly biggest #fairtrade brownie to date.

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Craft Chocolate Sourced and Produced in Africa Fairly and Directly

Craft Chocolate Sourced and Produced in Africa Fairly and Directly | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Think of the bean-to-bar movement as being in the early stages of the craft beer movement. In fact, many are referring to it as craft chocolate....
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Making #chocolate in #Africa from start to finish #fairly and directly.

 

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Chocolate city: Tour shows off Zurich as the place for chocoholics

Chocolate city: Tour shows off Zurich as the place for chocoholics | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
"I just love it when I get milk-to-dark converts," says Kerrin Rousset, as she prepares to lead a small cocoa-hungry crowd through the narrow streets of Zurich's Old Town.
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Lost to the dark side of #chocolate, #cocoa-hungry crowd gather at #Zurich's Old town

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Chocolate Coconut "Buttercream" Frosting

Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Chocolate Coconut "Buttercream" Frosting | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Yes, I promised you a chocolate cake over a week ago. I apologize. I considered making the cake once more so I could retake the photo. Then we had an illness in our family, and that didn't happen. ...
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Finish your Tuesday off with a delectable #chocolate zucchini #cake with chocolate #coconut 'buttercream' recipe.
#grainfree #dairyfree #refinedsugarfree

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Edible Chocolate LEGOs Exist

Edible Chocolate LEGOs Exist | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Your childhood dream has been fulfilled....
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Dreams do come true! Edible #Chocolate #Legos for the kid in us.

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Five Countries that Produce the Best Chocolate

Five Countries that Produce the Best Chocolate | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Fine chocolate is a luxury everyone is willing to pay for.
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Check out these top leading countries in #chocolate production!

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Cocoa | Fairtrade Canada

Cocoa | Fairtrade Canada | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
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Did you know? It takes a full annual harvest from one #cocoa tree to produce one tin of baking cocoa!

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Premium chocolatiers take note: Colombia to renew high-quality cocoa plantations

Premium chocolatiers take note: Colombia to renew high-quality cocoa plantations | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Higher cocoa prices in the international market could kick-start Colombia’s plans to replant up to 80,000 ha of its cocoa bean acreage.
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#Colombia to renew high-quality #cocoa plantations with plans to replant 80,000 hectares.

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5 Reasons You Should ONLY Buy Fair-Trade, Organic Coffee

5 Reasons You Should ONLY Buy Fair-Trade, Organic Coffee | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
The truth is, all coffee isn’t the same. It’s like comparing a processed milk chocolate bar full of dairy milk and sugar to a raw, vegan, organic piece of cacao. The two just don’t compare, right? Find out why you simply must buy and ONLY buy fair-trade, organic coffee if you want the ultimate cup of coffee.
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#Fair Price, Good #Karma!

 

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Pure Chocolate Wisdom: Loving Lucuma, Maca My Day, and the Java Renaissance - Go Dairy Free

Pure Chocolate Wisdom: Loving Lucuma, Maca My Day, and the Java Renaissance - Go Dairy Free | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
This is part three in our Pure Chocolate Wisdom series of information and scrumptious recipes, sponsored by Pascha Chocolate. I hand-picked Pascha Chocolate for Go Dairy Free, as it is made in a top allergen-free facility (dairy-free, nut-free, gluten-free, and even soy-free!), and is certified organic, vegan, fair trade, kosher, and non-GMO verified. They strive to balance pure …
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Pure #chocolate widsom!

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Chocolate teapots really are useful, experts show - Telegraph

Chocolate teapots really are useful, experts show - Telegraph | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
Scientists have proven that it is possible to make a brew in a teapot made of chocolate - provided you do not stir the drink
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Thanks to science, #darkchocolate can be used to make for a fancy one-of-a-kind #teapot!

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‘There is money in the ground’

‘There is money in the ground’ | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
College graduate Omatayo Adeniyi stands in a humid tropical forest of southwest Nigeria and explains why he chose cocoa farming over a white collar job in the city.
“There is money in the ground. The future is bright. I hope to make one ton of cocoa by next year,” he says from his farm in Ondo...
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Did you know that the #Nigerian government is planning to turn to #cocoa to deal with #unemployment and #poverty?

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Bali International Cocoa Festival to boost smallholders’ welfare

Bali International Cocoa Festival to boost smallholders’ welfare | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
A four-day international cocoa festival held to boost and support the livelihoods and welfare of smallholders producing cocoa in Indonesia has ...
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#Bali International #CocoaFestival to boost smallholders’ 
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Radio Prague - Fairtrade mark popularity rises at a rapid pace in the Czech Republic

Radio Prague - Fairtrade mark popularity rises at a rapid pace in the Czech Republic | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
It has been ten years since products bearing the Fairtrade Certificate
started being sold on the Czech market. The anniversary comes side by side
news that 2013 was the best year for Fairtrade sales in the country so
far.
With Czechs having bought products worth 173 million crowns, retail sales
went up 80 percent more than in 2012. Fairtrade continues to widen its
reach and assortment across Czech...
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#Fairtrade mark popularity rises at a rapid pace in the #Czech Republic

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You Must Go to the Dallas Chocolate Festival | SideDish

You Must Go to the Dallas Chocolate Festival | SideDish | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
The 5th annual event hosts Texas chocolatiers as well as other premium makers from across the country. Sample, learn, buy, and sample some more.
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Check out the #Dallas #Chocolate Festival on September 13,The Addison Conference

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Grain-Free Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies - Gluten-free + Dairy-free with Vegan Option - Tasty Yummies

Grain-Free Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies - Gluten-free + Dairy-free with Vegan Option - Tasty Yummies | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
I know I tend to usually just talk about food and cooking, sometimes I tell you guys a bit about different things we have going on, but I rarely just sit down and type out what I am feeling. I
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Cookie Wednesday: #Zucchini #Chocolatechip #Cookies

#glutenfree #diaryfree #vegan

 

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The Scientific Proof: How and Why Chocolate is Healthy!

The Scientific Proof: How and Why Chocolate is Healthy! | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
For years we've heard the claims, but scientists have finally uncovered why chocolate is healthy. It turns out, our guts love dairy-free dark chocolate.
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Be Healthy, Eat #Chocolate. Find some scientific #cocoa wisdom and create 'your' own recipes.

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Raw Frozen Chocolate Crust Bites (GAPS, Paleo)

Raw Frozen Chocolate Crust Bites (GAPS, Paleo) | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
My raw chocolate crust is so tasty sometimes I just want to eat that and not the filling!
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Indulge your cravings with these #raw #chocolate crust bites delight

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Small businesses selling Fair Trade products looking to make money while doing good

Small businesses selling Fair Trade products looking to make money while doing good | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Brooklyn Roasting Co. has a booming business based on helping people thousands of miles away.Ninety per cent of the coffee the New York-based company sells is Fair Trade — certified . . .
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Small businesses selling #Fairtrade products and being socially responsible, while making money.

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Fairtrade coffee enters a new era with Cafédirect

Fairtrade coffee enters a new era with Cafédirect | fair trade chocolate | Scoop.it
How Cafédirect balanced social impact and environmental concerns to launch the first 100% Fairtrade coffee pods, a sustainable alternative in a growing market
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Cafédirect launches the first 100% #Fairtrade #coffee pods, a #sustainable alternative in a growing market.

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