Fair Trade Chocolate

Rare Chocolate Manufactured Locally in Ecuador Making a Positive Impact for Farmers Globally

Judith Lewis | Posted 14.08.2016 | UK
Judith Lewis

Pacari is one of a rare breed of chocolate makers who are making chocolate at origin. With so much value added after the cacao is dried it is essential that more chocolate is made in origin.

Is Your Easter Chocolate Supporting Child Slave Labour?

Judith Lewis | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

Wouldn't it be great if, instead of buying the usual, you chose one egg from a company which works with farmers to make change for the better? You don't even have to go any further than your local supermarket to make the change.

An Interview With Brandt Maybury Taste Specialist at Green & Black's

Judith Lewis | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

Brandt Maybury is passionate about food, not just chocolate. "Chocolate is more than just a day job to me," he says emphatically, "it's an evenings and weekends job too. You don't stop loving chocolate when the clock hits 5pm."

Top 12 British Made Easter Eggs for Easter 2013

Judith Lewis | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

Easter, to many, is all about bunnies, chocolate eggs and candy. Chocolate manufacturing is on the decline in the UK so this year I decided to feature British-made eggs. With eggs from one of the best chocolatiers in London to a high street supermarket, there is something for everyone.

Divine Pops-Up for Fairtrade Fortnight

Judith Lewis | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

It's difficult for us to understand sometimes how much of an impact our chocolate choices can make to farmers. Divine takes it one step further and shows us that we can buy direct from the farmers on our supermarket shelves and given the recent scandals, it is reassuring to know where your chocolate comes from.

Askinosie Chocolate Founder to Be Honoured at National Association for the Specialty Food Trade

Judith Lewis | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

Shawn is passionate about chocolate but he is also passionate about helping people.

Now They Know it's Christmas - let's Buy From Africa This Festive Season

Will Prochaska | Posted 19.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Will Prochaska

So, if you want to help African communities this Christmas buy from them and invest in their already burgeoning growth. To help you choose your African gift, here are my suggestions in the categories of raw material, manufactured product, and donations that invest.