How is fairafric chocolate made?

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There are many chocolates – because tastes are also known to be very different. Have you ever wondered which processes cocoa beans go through until chocolate is made? And do you wonder how we manage to produce the fairafric chocolates completely in Ghana? The harvest of the cocoa pods As soon as the longish cocoa […]

What does organic actually mean?

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And what is “organic farming”? Besides that, why are fairafric-chocolates labelled as organic and others aren’t? Learn more by reading this short article. Let’s start with a definition. In Germany, there is a ministry called „Federal Ministry of Consumer Protection, Food and Agriculture“ (in German shortly “BMEL”). And there is one concrete rule that says: Organic […]

How does the cocoa market in Ghana work?

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In the last blog post we explained how the world market price for cocoa is formed. Now you’re probably wondering which factors influence the price paid to the cocoa farmers* of our partner cooperative Yayra Glover? And what do fluctuations of the world market price mean for cocoa farmers? Let’s continue with some concise answers!

How does the world market for cocoa work?

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You have always wondered which rules the world market for cocoa follows? How it develops and how the world market price is formed? Do you think that all this sounds pretty complicated and you do not feel like fighting your way through thick tomes? This blog post offers you a short and sweet explanation! How […]

fairafric goes carbon neutral

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fairafric has been founded as a social business, aiming at improving the lives of as many people as possible by shifting the value creation process within the chocolate industry to the Global South. Following this vision, we have already helped to create jobs that enable people to live a middle-lass life, bringing true change to […]

Making our Farmers Co-Owners in fairafric

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It is with excitement and pride that we announce the plans to make our cocoa farmers in Ghana co-owners in fairafric, the business that makes all the sales of our proudly Made in Africa chocolate. As some readers might know, fairafric is owned by 265 individuals at the moment. Main shareholders are the founders who […]