Stop Talking Start Planting – Or brainstorm first?

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Last year we planted 7,000 trees near Kumasi that will be very beneficial to farmers in different ways. Most will wildly increase soil health and fertility while some can be used to provide construction material and regrow thereafter. The super tree Moringa provides leaves that can not only be used as super food but can […]

Visiting our cooperative

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We have visited Yayra Glover to discuss our collaboration and meet some of their farmers and listen to their stories a couple of days ago. We have heard heart warming stories from them and are more convinced then ever, that the hard work of Yayra and his team is really paying for their member farmers. […]

Good News

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Hooray, good news: We’ve finished our first production!   The container with the first batch of fairafric chocolate is on its way to our warehouse in Germany. Once it arrives there, we will start sending sweet rewards to our Kickstarter backers and start to sell online. We can’t wait to get your feedback on the […]

Tree-Planting

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As part of our Crowdfunding Campaign we have committed to planting 3,098 trees. Here are some pictures of the event, you can read the whole story of the planting below. . . . . . . . So here comes the story behind this event: Three years ago I met Joseph in Uganda, some 100 miles […]

How does Fairtrade work?

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When I talk to people about fairafric and our impact a lot of folks say, but wait, isn’t Fairtrade solving these problems already? I usually make this calculation for people in order for them to get an idea about the impact of Fairtrade (and to compare it to fairafric): The Impact of Fairtrade One ton of cocoa […]

Our Impact

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“Every time you spend money, you’re casting a vote for the kind of world you want.”  This quote form Anna Lappé holds very true in our view. With fairafric we want to provide you with a real opportunity to cast a vote for a much fairer and better world. The conscious consumer today faces, apart from […]

Our Story

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More than 70% of the world cocoa comes from Africa yet in your local supermarket 100% of the chocolate is made in Belgium, Switzerland, the US, Germany, you name it. The commodity comes from Africa but the value creation happens in the West. We understand that this makes the rich nations richer and the poor […]