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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.