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Think Twice Before You Buy Hershey’s Kisses for Your Valentine

This Valentine’s Day, before you cover your sweetheart with Hershey’s kisses, or toss a few of those treats into your kids’ lunch box, consider the alternative: organic, fair trade, bite-size bars made from cocoa produced by companies that care about people and the planet. Why not Hershey’s? The company has been under fire for years […]

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Top Ten Ways to Buy Fair Trade

“Fair Trade” refers to the way products are grown or manufactured. Fair Trade principles ensure that: * laborers are paid a decent wage for their work * children have not been forced into abusive labor practices * farmers use sustainable agricultural practices that minimize pesticide use and promote soil and water conservation, and manufacturers generally reduce use […]

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