Chocolate & Cocoa


Equal Exchange chocolates and cocoas are crafted using only the purest ingredients, grown with care by small farmer co-ops. We source from these small farmer organizations because we believe they are the heart and soul of the Fair Trade movement.

Farmer Partners

  • The National Confederation of Dominican Cacao Producers (CONACADO) is an organization of small-scale cacao producers in the Dominican Republic.

  • Founded in 1952, the Multi-service Cacao Co-operative of Bocatoreña (COCABO) was the first agricultural co-operative established in Panama. COCABO is an organization of 1,500 small-scale cacao farmers.

  • The Agrarian Coffee Cooperative of the Apurimac River Valley (CACVRA) was formed in 1969 to market coffee for small-scale farmers in Peru.


Taste, Learn, Explore


  • Key Ingredients
    • Equal Exchange Organic Earl Grey Tea
    • Equal Exchange Organic Panama Extra Dark Chocolate 
    #Dessert #Soy free #Vegetarian
  • Key Ingredients
    • Equal Exchange Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    • Equal Exchange Organic Bittersweet Chocolate Chips 
    • Equal Exchange Organic Baking Cocoa
    #Dessert #Vegetarian

Meet the Team

  • Dary Goodrich
  • Kelsie Evans

From the Blog

  • December 5, 2011·
    Ashley Cheuk

    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.

  • April 30, 2013·
    Small Farmers, Big Change

    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.

    #chocolate #fair trade
  • December 4, 2011·
    Jessica Jones-Hughes

    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 o

    #chocolate #fair foods
  • October 4, 2013·
    Ashley Cheuk

    Halloween is one of the biggest holidays for chocolate sales in the U.S.