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 […]

fairafric starts equity crowdfunding

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fairafric starts Seedrs Campaign We are very proud to announce that we are in the middle of making the next big step with fairafric. In the 20 months since foundation we’ve grown in a pace that left us breathless at times. Since our first Kickstarter campaign in March/April 2016 we’ve gone a far way. Today […]

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 […]