New River-Sea Chocolates Sail Into Global Gifts!

New River-Sea Chocolates Sail Into Global Gifts!

On April 18, 2019, a ship called Tres Hombres arrived in an American port that made history. It was transporting cacao from Colombia, traveling by sailboat instead of a motorized engine. This is the first fair transport initiative in America since the development of motorized cargo. This was made possible...

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(More) Reasons to Love Fair Trade Chocolate

(More) Reasons to Love Fair Trade Chocolate

Chocolate is a sweet treat that can actually be good for you! Especially if the percentage of cacao is high and sugar levels are low, chocolate, in moderation, can provide an antioxidant boost for the body and may even help lower cholesterol and prevent cognitive decline. The bad news is...

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GLOBAL GIFTS: Leather Bags That Are Easy on the Earth

GLOBAL GIFTS: Leather Bags That Are Easy on the Earth

Looking for a wallet, purse, or messenger bag for the new season? Global Gifts stores offer an abundance of colors, sizes, and styles of bags and accessories that are handmade by fair trade artisans who live in developing countries all over the world.   One benefit of selecting a leather bag or leather wallet is that you're getting a...

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Short North: Fair Trade Farmers Part of the Climate Change Solution

Short North: Fair Trade Farmers Part of the Climate Change Solution

When you choose fair trade chocolate, coffee, tea, bananas, or any other consumable, you're helping to support safe working conditions and assuring a living wage for the people who grew and produced those foods and beverages. Another benefit of buying fair trade is that it's good for the environment too! ...

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