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Happy Easter? Better Make Sure with Fair Trade Chocolate

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 4th April, 2012 | No Comments

Kids everywhere love Divine Chocolate!At Global Exchange we love to celebrate Fair Trade all the time, but this Easter, things will get even sweeter with free chocolate!

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!

Kuapa Kokoo’s First Female President

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 26th August, 2010 | No Comments

46003_441583606504_69371621504_4709635_7897373_nFor women, the road to equality has been a long (and continuous) struggle. Today marks the 90th anniversary of the 19th Amendment which gave women the right to vote. And while women in the U.S. celebrate Women’s Equality Day, the Fair Trade cocoa cooperative in Ghana, Kuapa Kokoo marked a major milestone in the cooperative’s history by electing their first woman president, Christiana Ohene Agyare.

Fair Trade Chocolate’s Journey from Bean to Bar

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 12th August, 2010 | 5 Comments

manitosBring your kids out to the Global Exchange store in San Francisco to join in the making of a mural that follows “Fair Trade Chocolate’s Journey from Bean to Bar”. Saturday, August 14 from 11am-4pm.

Upcoming Store Event: Fair Trade Chocolate Talk and Tasting

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 27th April, 2010 | No Comments

kuapakokooDivine Chocolate Tasting Global Exchange Fair Trade Store DATE: Tuesday, May 4th TIME: 5-7pm Meet a Fair Trade Chocolate Farmer! Mr. Aduhene-Tano Kojo is the Recorder and Area president of the Fenaso-Domeabra Kuapa Kokoo Co-op in the Bekwai Area of Ghana. Mr. Kojo has been a member of Kuapa Kokoo since 1996 where he harvests […]

Fair Trade Holiday Gifts

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 21st November, 2008 | No Comments

So we’ve just composted our deflated carved pumpkins and we haven’t even indulged in Thanksgiving trimmings yet, so why are we talking about the holidays already? Well, we’re just so excited about the exciting new combination of holiday gift ideas that we couldn’t wait to share them with you! So visit our Holiday section today […]