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December 2015 Issue

Sustainable Chocolate Helps Save the Earth

Look for Fair Trade™ and Rain Forest Alliance™ certifications to ensure your cocoa products are fairly and sustainably cultivated.

Delicious and heart-healthy, chocolate is one of our most beloved foods. However, concerns have been raised over how sustainable and fair its cultivation is. Sustainable chocolate initiatives aim to support the 5 million small family farmers, and provide an answer to a sea of problems: hotter temperatures, unpredictable rainfall, poverty, slave labor.

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