Believe it or not, chocolate can be scary
Every year, Americans spend over a billion dollars on millions of pounds of chocolate for Halloween. Most conventional chocolate comes from West Africa, where low prices make farmers' lives difficult. And the chocolate industry is notorious for child labor, slave labor, and other abuses.
Fair Trade chocolate is different. Equal Exchange works directly with farmers in Latin America, where we pay a fair price for cacao. Farmers can support their families, care for the environment and invest in the future. And because we know our partners, we can verify that there are no skeletons in the closet. Read more >>
October is Fair Trade Month! Whether you're hosting a Halloween party, planning a bake sale or going to a potluck, these easy recipes with ethically sourced ingredients will delight your community.
Fairly traded and bite-sized, these Minis are perfect for handing out to neighborhood kids — or for treating yourself to a guilt-free taste of organic chocolate. Choose creamy Milk or decadent Dark.
Chocolate for Baking and Eating
Need something more than a Mini? Equal Exchange offers a range of full-sized bars made from simple, Fair Trade ingredients, plus chocolate chips, baking cocoa and hot chocolate mixes. All of our chocolate and cocoa products are organic and come from small-scale farmer co-ops! Our chocolate chips, Minis and full-sized bars are free from soy and gluten.
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