by Janet Ritz
Given chocolate's status as a conflict substance, it's important to know that ethical (and tasty!) chocolate is readily available.
Why is this important?
With Fair Trade chocolate:
• Forced and abusive child labor practices are prohibited• Farmers earn a price that is adequate to meet their basic human needs• Environmentally sustainable production methods are required
Where to buy fair trade chocolate and other fair trade goods?
• List of Fair Trade and Organic Chocolate (slave free)
• Fair Trade Resource Network (Fair trade flowers)