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Chocolate

Dark Secrets of the Chocolate Industry

In the previous blogs, we talked about one of the more well-known green/ethical labels, Fairtrade, as well as seeing what it measures. In this blog, we talk about the problem at the heart of one of our favourite foods – chocolate. Chocolate or its raw material cocoa can only be grown in tropical countries and […]

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Ethical Trade Fairtrade

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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Fairtrade

What is Fairtrade? Introduction Series Part 1

What is Fairtrade? Introduction Series Within this blog, we will explore one of the more popular green labels that you see on certain food. We will look at the Fairtrade logo. We will explain what it is, show you what it measures in the 2nd blog of this series and finally in the 3rd explain […]