It’s sobering to think that enjoying a chocolate candy bar might contribute to children’s slave labor but until recently that was likely the case. Kudos to the Fair Trade organizations and major chocolate candy suppliers who have spent the past decade working with farmers, governments, and supply chains to reshape the cocoa industry. Here’s a story from the Christian Science Monitor that offers more insight – http://www.csmonitor.com/World/2015/1130/Chocolate-gets-sweeter-How-consumer-outrage-is-reducing-child-labor-in-Ghana
SunRidge Farms has always been committed to sourcing sustainable and ethical cocoa. In continuing this effort we’ve expanded our Fair Trade Cocoa offerings in both organic and all natural. When shopping, look for SunRidge Farms in the bulk foods section and know that your purchases are helping to provide education and better conditions to the farmers who make it possible for us to enjoy our wonderful confections.