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Alternative Chocolate Certification Schemes – Some to Consider Some to Ignore

Fairtrade – We have discussed in-depth in the previous post what Fairtrade measures and what the certification encompasses. Of course, Fairtrade is a viable option when considering which chocolate, you should buy. Buying a bar with the Fairtrade logo on is a good option, particularly if the alternative has no certification logo on it at […]

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What does Fairtrade measure? Introduction Series Part 2

If you haven’t read part 1, read it here. What does Fairtrade Measure? The below graphs highlight the standards for small farmers’ organizations. What essentially the farmer/producer must meet to be certified as Fairtrade, and thereby qualify to sell their raw materials in the Fairtrade supply chain to buyers. As you can see the largest […]

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What is Ethical Trade – Why I Created this Blog

There is a growing consensus, particularly among young people, that humans are damaging the environment beyond repair. For example, veganism in the UK has massively increased over the last few years (recent studies suggest a rise of 350% in the last 10 years), consumers are becoming more conscious behind their lifestyle choices and ethics is […]