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Fair Trade Roundup: Brand Jam Contest Winner Will Receive $1,000!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 22nd March, 2011 | No Comments

Graphic Credit: ILRFLots of exciting happenings lately in the Fair Trade movement. Find out about the $1,000 brand jam prize, how Chicago high schoolers are kicking it with Fair Trade, what the Wall Street Journal had to say about vodka and much more. It’s Fair Trade Roundup time!
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Fair Trade Roundup: Fair Trade Cocoa on “The Biggest Loser”

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups on 17th March, 2011 | 1 Comment

Photo Credit: Village Markets of AfricaLast week Ben & Jerry’s brought Fair Trade to late night television. This week, Fair Trade conquered reality television. Find out about this and more in our weekly Fair Trade Round Up.
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Another Reason Why Women Think Chocolate is Divine

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 27th February, 2011 | 5 Comments

429In honor of the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day on March 8th, Global Exchange is teaming up with farmer-owned chocolate company Divine Chocolate, to celebrate the women of Divine’s farmer collective, Kuapa Kokoo. This Spring, Divine will be donating a portion of their sales to the Kuapa Kokoo’s Women’s Project; they’re teaching women cocoa farmers how to start small businesses, earn extra family income, and feel tremendous pride. You can show your support by purchasing Divine Chocolate 3.5 oz bars at the San Francisco Global Exchange Store for the month of March, and we’ll give you $1.00 off!
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Fair Trade Roundup: Hershey’s CEO Showered With Flowers & Valentines?

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 22nd February, 2011 | 1 Comment

valentineFair Trade Webinars are in the Air! Read about what’s coming up, plus how Fair Trade advocates expressed themselves to Hershey’s CEO this Valentine’s Day.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Big Companies Making the Switch

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups on 16th February, 2011 | 1 Comment

everjean_choc_2-14_postThis week in our Fair Trade Roundup, you’ll read about Fair Trade pledges made by a couple of big companies, plus find out who just got added on as a panelist for the upcoming controversial webinar about minimum content standards. Oh, and whole lot more!
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Introducing Weekly Fair Trade Round Up

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 9th February, 2011 | 3 Comments

hersheykisscard-1What started as a once-in-a while blog post has turned into a weekly series. There’s lots going on in the Fair Trade movement, so look to our weekly Round Ups for current updates. And now, on to this weeks’ round up.
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FREE Fair Trade Truffles and Chocolate Tasting at the SF Store!

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 8th February, 2011 | 3 Comments

CocoZenShop fair. Give fair! This Valentine’s Day celebrate your sweetheart with fair trade jewelry! We’ll give you a FREE fair trade, organic chocolate truffle if you spend $50 on jewelry! In case that doesn’t settle your chocolate cravings, join us in the store on Sunday, February 13 for a fair trade chocolate tasting!
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Film Showing: Dark Side of Chocolate

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Store Updates on 26th October, 2010 | 2 Comments

chocolateCelebrate Fair Trade Month by attending a showing of the documentary film The Dark Side of Chocolate or plan your own showing! This documentary reveals shocking and disturbing new evidence that child labor, trafficking, and slavery are continuing in the cocoa industry, nearly ten years after the cocoa industry pledged to end it.
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FREE Reverse Trick or Treat Kits, Going Going…

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 6th October, 2010 | No Comments

rttAlmost Gone! The deadline to order your FREE Reverse Trick-or-Treaking Kit has been extended to Wednesday October 13th!
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