Last week, we have already announced it in our newsletter: fairafric now has an extension officer! Mubarak will make sure that child labor will not be an issue on the farms where fairafric’s cocoa is harvested. Due to this occasion we would like to tell you more about child labor in the cocoa sector and explain how we prevent it.
We love chocolate. You have probably noticed that by now. And we are not the only ones who do. Chocolate consumption is increasing worldwide and so is the demand for cocoa. However, cocoa farmers are increasingly experiencing declining yields and are struggling with the consequences of climate change. In this blog post, you will learn how protecting biodiversity can help to overcome these challenges and what our hunger for chocolate has to do with mosquitoes.
Last year, our dream of having our own solar-powered chocolate factory in Ghana became reality. Since October 2020, we have been producing our chocolate in the cocoa-growing region of Suhum - organic, fair and completely in Ghanaian hands. To produce fantastic chocolate, you need not only a factory and good machines - but also great people. And today we would like to introduce them to you.. Raise the curtain for Team Ghana!