KitKat blow for cocoa farmers

We’ve had some bad news from the Fairtrade Foundation. They write… Nestle have told us that from October they will stop using Fairtrade cocoa and sugar for KitKat bars. For those cocoa and sugar farmers, the timing is terrible. With the global health and economic crisis threatening their future, co-operatives representing 27,000 farmers now face losing almost £2m of…

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Poverty among cocoa producers as bad as ever

Poverty among cocoa producers as bad as ever, says shocking report. Even Fairtrade cocoa producers are suffering the effects of the recent crash in cocoa prices that were already too low. A report in Cocoa Barometer offers dismal news for anyone who imagines that the system is moving in the right direction. Faitrade certification at least specifies that a…

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Make your own delicious Hot Chocolate

Are you big fan of Hot Chocolate? Then you probably know that the most important ingredient is – not sugar, not dried milk powder – but cocoa. We have two very tempting options for you. Come in and try our Organic and Fairtrade Hot Chocolate made with our very own cocoa powder in our Shop on Portobello Road. If…

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