Fairtrade Quiz

Did you know there’s 80,000 tonnes of Fairtrade chocolate eaten in the UK every year? That’s the same as 6,400 double decker buses. There’s more fun facts like this in the new Fairtrade Quiz. Try it out – there’s always a few surprises in the wonderful world of Fairtrade. Try our QUIZ NOW We’ve put a few tricky ones in…

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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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Cocoa causing environmental disaster in West Africa

A new report from Mighty Earth Campaign claims that cocoa growers are causing environmental disaster in West Africa. They found National Parks invaded by cocoa growers who are selling their cocoa to big international companies who try to tell us they care about the environment.  Due to forest destruction Ivory Coast is now down to a few hundreds elephants…

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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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Is carob the new Marmite?

Like Marmite, people seem to love or hate carob, a natural alternative to cocoa. If you hate the milk chocolate type of carob we would still ask you to try our dark carob which tastes quite different. Currently we have it on Brasils and raisins.

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