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chocolate

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Organic Cacao: Bean to Bar

Do you know where chocolate comes from? Have you ever seen a cacao bean or a cacao pod? Most people have only experienced the end…

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A cup of coffee with a cozy sweater, a chocolate bar, some cocoa beans and a houseplant.

Pairing New Chocolate with Coffee

Pairing flavors is an art. Which coffees taste best with Equal Exchange’s newest chocolate bars? We went to an expert to find out…

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Sugarcane Farming in Paraguay: Turning up the Heat for Future Generations

Last December, members of Equal Exchange’s chocolate team met with our sugarcane co-op partners, Manduvira. Located in the Southern Hemisphere, Paraguay experiences its…

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A Fundraising Tip with Excellent Taste

Fundraising with fairly traded, organic and delicious products? Here’s an excellent tip to help you raise more money… let them taste it! As…

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Cacao beans on a table form the shape of Africa, along with a bar of Total Eclipse chocolate

Episode 5: Total Eclipse of the Heart

It’s time for The Stories Behind Our Food. We’ve just released a brand-new episode of our interview-style podcast, and…

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An aerial view of red bandanas spelling out "cacao" with farmers gathered around.

Episode 4: Farmers Sharing Knowledge for Better Chocolate — and Better Outcomes

Hey, it’s another episode of The Stories Behind Our Food, live and ready for you to listen! Here it is! You can hear…

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Humanizing the Food System

By Danielle Robidoux, Organizer, Equal Exchange Time, it is something the modern-day shopper is not likely to have in abundance. Walking through the aisles…

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Sharing + Saving = Buying Club

Buying clubs offer you the opportunity to make a real difference for small farmers around the world while paying less for your favorite organic and…

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Inspiration for your Holiday Sale Display

We collected some of our favorite creative, yet simple display ideas for Holiday Sales! Check them out on our Pinterest Board>> and view…

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Who Grows Your Chocolate? An Update

You probably already know that cacao is the crop from which cocoa and chocolate are made. West African countries like Ghana and Côte d…

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How to Talk about Fair Trade

Do you want to let people know why they should support Equal Exchange, a pioneer in the Fair Trade food and beverage industry in the…

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Soy-Free Chocolate

Equal Exchange crafts chocolate with only the purest ingredients. Whether you have a soy allergy, a chemical sensitivity, or you’re simply looking to avoid…

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Pop-Up Fair Trade Stores on Campus

College campuses are full of change-makers and activists like you, making them the perfect locations for hosting successful Fair Trade sales. A pop-up…

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How to Use Chocolate Molds

Maybe you’re searching for ideas for what to do with leftover melted chocolate from another project or dessert. Or maybe your delicious bars…

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Abel Fernandez at St. Mary of the Angels

For over ten years, the Catholic parish of St. Mary of the Angels in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, has been a constant and…

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