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A cup of decaf coffee with a napkin and spoon

Decaf Coffee: We Remove Caffeine, Not Flavor

Experimenting with ways to eliminate those too-much-coffee jitters or sleep better at night? You don’t necessarily need to give up coffee. Decaf…

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Two women and a bou pick through harvested olives that will be made into Virgin Olive Oil

Why Two Kinds of Olive Oil?

Since 2011, Equal Exchange has carried organic olive oil from Palestinian farmers. West Bank families produce this special oil from olive trees that have been…

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Building an Alternative Trade Organization for 2020

By Rink Dickinson, Equal Exchange President Equal Exchange was founded as an alternative trade organization (ATO) with the mission of connecting US consumers and small…

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

Podcast 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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Men in Ethiopia hold small paper cups of fair trade organic coffee

Natural Process Coffee

Have you ever tried natural process coffee? If you have, you probably noticed a difference! Known as “naturals” in the specialty coffee industry, these coffees…

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Podcast Episode 2: Why Does Good Food Sell Out?

Here’s the second episode of our storytelling podcast, The Stories Behind Our Food! You can hear #StoriesBehindOurFood on: Stitcher (on both Apple and…

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USAID project growing

USAID Grants and the Democracy of Information

We recently interviewed Cristina Liberati, who administers grants that support farmer cooperatives in Latin America as they improve their quality, productivity, and financial stability. Because…

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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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Picking Olives

2017 Year in Review

As we begin 2018, we’re taking a moment to reflect on the accomplishments of the last year. We’re proud to have spent another…

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Our Coffee Roaster

Our Coffee Roaster

Take a journey through the Equal Exchange Coffee Roasting process and learn what goes into making your morning brew…

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Seedings growing in small plastic pots

An Organic Solution

It’s a Friday morning at Equal Exchange and one day short of the official start of Spring. A truck backs into one of…

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