Why fairafric puts the “Black Star” on their new chocolate bars

With the introduction of the new, solarpowered chocolate factory, many new features come along. As an example fairafric changes the appearance of their chocolate bars and adds a stylish extra: The "Black Star". The exact meaning behind the Black Star and why fairafric chose to display it on their new chocolate bars will be explained in the following blog article.

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From high-end hotel to safe space for street children: The wonderful story of the JayNii Streetwise Foundation

It is said that life tells the best stories. The truth to this adage is proven by Jay and Nii: two entrepreneurs who gave up the personal dream of their own beach hotel for something great that has changed not only their lives, but the lives of dozens of young Ghanaians.

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Cardboard boxes and Psychology: The Ripple Effect of Doing Business in Ghana

We are going to provide you with some insight into the precarious labour market in Ghana. We are going to explain to you why cardboard boxes are underestimated. On top of that, we will give you further insight into important data and facts, which are nearly too crazy to believe.

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Fair intentions, fair prices, fair trade?

It is not always easy for consumers to keep track between labels, seals, and brands, especially when it comes to fair trade and organic products. However, what exactly is the purpose of fair trade? Is fair chain better than fair trade? What is the difference between fair trade seals, fair trade labels and fair trade brands? A small road map.

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How does the world market for cocoa work?

You have always wondered which rules the world market for cocoa follows? How it develops and how the world market price is formed? Do you think that all this sounds pretty complicated and you do not feel like fighting your way through thick tomes? This blog post offers you a short and sweet explanation!

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How does the cocoa market in Ghana work?

In the last blog post we explained how the world market price for cocoa is formed. Now you're probably wondering which factors influence the price paid to the cocoa farmers* of our partner cooperative Yayra Glover? And what do fluctuations of the world market price mean for cocoa farmers? Let's continue with some concise answers!

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