Not-for-profit organization Fair World Project has criticized changes to Fair Trade USA’s labeling policy, which allows chocolate to carry the seal when it contains a high percentage of other ingredients like sugar that are not fairly traded.
Small Farmers Big ChangeApril 30, 2013Categories:
Ashley SymonsApril 2, 2013Categories:
Mother's Day is coming up on Sunday, May 12. Yes, flowers are lovely, but if you're looking for something a little more unique, we've got some fairly traded gifts that will be a hit with Mom and also support women farmers and artisans around the world. Here are some of my favorite choices for Mom.
Kelsie EvansApril 1, 2013Categories:
The Chocolate Team has been busy tasting new chocolates to bring you the next delicious flavor! So what goes into this process, besides tasting a lot of chocolate?
Ashley SymonsFebruary 19, 2013
This weekend I put together a hot cocoa bar for some friends and it was a big hit! It was fun to make our own creations and compare the delicious results.
Charlie BrandesDecember 11, 2012Categories:
Meet Ed Bachleda, organizer of Equal Exchange sales at St. Catherine of Sienna church in Portage, Mich. I recently got to meet Ed and see firsthand how he organizes his inventory, and schedules volunteers to sell Equal Exchange fairly traded products after four masses twice each month.
Jessica Jones-HughesOctober 2, 2012
Looking for a late afternoon sweet craving? After dinner dessert? What if you could satisfy your sweet tooth guilt free, support small scale farmers AND actually be healthy. Is it possible? Equal Exchange has just the chocolate bar for you, in 9 alluring varieties.
Ashley SymonsDecember 5, 2011Categories:
Every Friday morning as you sip your (Equal Exchange!) coffee and settle into your day, something remarkable is happening. Promptly at 10 a.m., highly trained tasters are assembling in a quiet corner of the Quality Control lab at Equal Exchange for an hour of intense product evaluation. This is the Tasting Panel, a hand-picked group of the best mouths at Equal Exchange.
Jessica Jones-HughesDecember 4, 2011
With the holidays quickly approaching, I always get questions about how to prepare for the season to avoid weight gain or overdoing it when all the tempting, delectable treats appear on the scene. I am a huge sucker for my grandma's fresh baked rolls and brownies cooked using Equal Exchange dark chocolate. Luckily, I have found that these tasty delights can fit into a healthy, balanced diet, without guilt. How? Everything in moderation! What is moderation?
Jessica Jones-HughesOctober 6, 2011
Costumes, candy, haunted houses, apple cider and the crisp fall air! There's much to love about Halloween. But then, there are other aspects that can come along with it"”children on candy-induced sugar highs, cavities, and obesity. The bad news: candy and sweets eaten in excess can lead to all of these realities. The good news: you and your family can still enjoy Halloween and not wake up the next day with cavities, hundreds of calories, and a sugar hangover.
Kelsie EvansApril 7, 2011Categories:
Many of our customers have used Equal exchange Organic Dark Chocolate Minis as a way to provide guests with wedding favors that taste great and support small farmers at the same time. The DIY wedding trend makes it easy to find inspiration and materials online for making our chocolate minis your own. We have a few suggestions for how to do just that.