How we test our cocoa beans – from farm to factory

Let's talk about beans! Cocoa beans are very important for us to be able to produce our chocolate. To ensure that it not only tastes good but also meets the highest organic quality standards, the little beans have to go through a number of processes and inspections before they can be turned into chocolate. Today we would like to show you what the journey of our fairafric beans looks like.

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Delicious hazelnut chocolate spread

Fresh bread, with chocolate cream on top - what a dream! Today we want to share with you a recipe for homemade chocolate spread. The secret ingredient is our fair trade organic cocoa powder that is 100% produced in Ghana, just like our delicious chocolate.

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Africa Day – its importance and celebration in Ghana

Every year on May 25, Africa Day is celebrated around the world. Did you know that Ghana played a central role in the creation of the so-called A-Day? In today’s blogpost we talk more about the history and meaning of this holiday. Furthermore, we give you an insight on how Ghana celebrates this special day.

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Team Germany – A look behind the scenes

fairafric has grown a lot in the last few months, both in Germany and in Ghana. New jobs have been created, structures have been changed and new wonderful people have been recruited for our social business. That's why we thought it was time to let you take a look behind the scenes. How is our company structured? What is important to us in our daily work? How do our departments work and interact with each other? Starting with Team Germany, we would like to tell you more about the people behind the company.

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Food for the bin – A look at the issue of food waste

Imagine if all the food produced worldwide since the beginning of this year was simply thrown away. That would be pretty stupid, wouldn't it? And an insane waste of labor, money and resources. But that is exactly what is happening. Every year, a third of the food produced globally simply ends up in the bin. In Germany, we are among the front-runners when it comes to throwing food away. But other countries, such as Ghana, are also struggling with this problem. So let’s talk about it.

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What’s the deal with planting trees?

We take Earth Day as an opportunity this week to talk about an important and topical issue: Tree planting. Many companies, from social businesses to fast food chains, are nowadays advertising products with planting trees or want to use it as a way to offset their carbon footprint. But what is the real impact of this trend and what should companies and consumers look out for?

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Finally aluminium-free!

A few months ago, we changed the packaging of our chocolate bars from aluminium foil to so-called NatureFlex foil. Our motivation: less waste and more sustainability. But why exactly is aluminium foil so bad? And is NatureFlex really the better alternative? Together with you, we want to explore these and other questions.

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