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.
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.
Water is essential for life. We drink it, cook and wash with it. But water shortage and water pollution are one of the greatest challenges of our time. To draw attention to this, World Water Day has been organized since 1993.
Climate-friendly calls? That's possible! Find out how the German mobile communications provider WEtell wants to make the market more sustainable.
We did it! We are certified organic once again! Learn all about how we got there and what organic testing really means in this article.
For this year's Valentine's Day, fairafric will be offering a special bundle: A flower sponsorship from bees and friends plus 6 bars of our superfair organic chocolate. Find out why this is a great opportunity to protect the environment.