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.
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.
In last week’s blog post, we took an in-depth look at the issue of food waste. Today we would like to show what you can do personally to prevent the unnecessary waste of food. We have some great tips and recipes from Germany and Ghana!
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.
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?
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.
Time and again, you have asked us why our organic cocoa powder is so bright in color. Does it contain milk powder? No, our cocoa powder consists of 100% organic cocoa and nothing else. But why does it look so different from the “pure” cocoa powder in the supermarket? Find out the facts in our latest blog post.