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First Conference on Economics and Politics of Chocolate

The Conference on the Economics and Politics of Chocolate was the first ever social science conference on topics related to chocolate. The conference was held from 16th to 18th of September 2012 in Leuven, Belgium.

Max Havelaar

Max Havelaar is the independent campaigning and certification organization behind the Fairtrade Mark. We license use of the Fairtrade Mark on products in the Netherlands in accordance with internationally agreed Fairtrade standards. The Max Havelaar...

Fair Trade Original - chocolate

Fair Trade Original, incorporated in 1959, is the founder of development trade - an initiative which has since been adopted all over the world. Development trade ensures that products made by farmers, craftsmen and companies that conduct an appropriate social policy gain access to the export...

OxfamNovib - Pure Chocolate

OxfamNovib, The Netherlands gained success with its Groene Sinterklaas campaign aimed at banning wrong chocolate from the supermarket shelves. In The Netherlands Sinterklaas (Saint Nicholas) , patron saint of children, sailors, and the city of Amsterdam, is celebrated on 5th of December and...

Ethically Sourced Cocoa - Starbucks Coffee Company

Starbucks' Cocoa Practices program is designed to verify the supply chain for the cocoa beans that will ultimately end up in their beverages and provide valuable sustainability information to producers and purchasers alike. The inspections are performed by independent verifiers that are trained...