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1.8 Million Reasons to Buy Organic Chocolate

[avatar user=”Roy” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Posted by Roy[/avatar] As I begin this post, I am thinking about the last time I drove from my home in Kenosha, Wisconsin to the Regency Mall in Racine, Wisconsin.  That drive takes me about 20 minutes in good traffic.  The population of Kenosha is about 100 thousand people, the population of […]

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3 Compelling Reasons to Choose Organic Chocolate WP

3 Compelling Reasons to Choose Organic Chocolate

[avatar user=”Roy” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Posted by Roy[/avatar] Introduction I am going to start this post with a confession.  I’m as guilty as anyone in that I did not always choose organic and ethically traded chocolates or coffees.  But in my defense (ignorance really), I didn’t know what those certifications meant, and the certified chocolates were usually

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6 Things You Should Know About the History of Chocolate

[ditty_news_ticker id=”1763″] [avatar user=”Billie Jean” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Posted by Billie Jean[/avatar] With so many holidays traditionally celebrated with gifts of chocolate, one must wonder, ‘When and how did this love for chocolate begin’?  Our research has uncovered several conflicting stories, so Roy has presented his take, however improbable, on the history of chocolate.  And I have

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What You Need To Know About Fairtrade And Chocolate

[ditty_news_ticker id=”1763″] [avatar user=”Billie Jean” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Posted by Billie Jean[/avatar] This brief video post is the second in a series of short video posts explaining important terms or certifications associated with cocoa farming and sourcing.  In this post, I will answer the question, “What is Fairtrade?”  Other posts in this series will address UTZ certification,

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