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  • Navitas Keto Brownie

    Fudgy Keto Brownies Recipe

    13 November 2019 by Navitas Organics

    You’d never guess that these fudgy, moist and delectably sweet brownies are low in carbohydrates and contain no sugar. A dash of coffee powder makes the cacao flavor more pronounced, but feel free to leave it out for a more classic brownie experience!

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  • DIY Body Butter Blend

    DIY Hydrating Fairtrade Cacao Butter Blend

    12 November 2019 by Naledi Sekgapane, Operations Assistant

    Try this DIY silky blend of Navitas Cacao Butter, which melts right into your skin leaving a barrier to protect the most moisture-deprived skin. This DIY blend is smooth and supple, ideal for daily use for those cold winter months.

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  • Navitas Marbled Cacao Banana Bread

    Marbled Cacao Banana Bread Recipe

    11 November 2019 by Navitas Organics

    This nourishing marbled banana bread is not only delicious – it's also gluten free, low sugar and filled with a number of sustainably sourced ingredients!

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  • Navitas Cacao Bark

    Cacao Butter Bark Recipe

    10 November 2019 by Navitas Organics

    Completely raw and completely customizable, this Cacao Butter Bark recipe can become as elaborate as your imagination with your favorite mix of superfood powders, nuts, seeds and berries.

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  • Banana Farmer in Ecuador

    Wages for Banana Workers in Ecuador and Colombia

    9 November 2019 by Fairtrade International

    In the week of the Living Wage and Living Income Conference, ‘The Only Way is Up’, Fairtrade recognizes the crucial role of governments, unions and employers towards improving living conditions for workers. Following years of engaging and advocating for decent salaries, Fairtrade is delighted to see progress in the banana sectors and will continue to support these efforts in all banana producing countries.

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  • Vanilla Pod

    Sustainable Vanilla Prices to Achieve a Living Income for Farmers

    9 November 2019 by Carla Veldhuyzen van Zanten, Senior Advisor Sustainable Livelihoods

    Natural vanilla has drawn attention in recent years due to its soaring price, rivaling even silver in 2017. While that might on the surface seem like a good thing for vanilla farmers, the instability of the market for the world’s second most expensive spice (after saffron) does much more harm than good.

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  • Navitas

    Authentic Marketing from Navitas Organics

    8 November 2019 by Alli O'Connell, Marketing & Accounts Manager

    Alli O’Connell, Marketing & Accounts Manager at Fairtrade America, discusses authentic marketing with Navitas Organics. Navitas Organics is committed to creating a healthier world through regenerative organic farming and plant-focused lifestyles.

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  • Farmer drying cocoa in Peru

    Ingrained In Our Company Ethos

    7 November 2019 by Alli O'Connell, Marketing & Accounts Manager

    Alli O’Connell, Marketing & Accounts Manager at Fairtrade America, discusses ethical sourcing and authentic marketing with Navitas Organics. Navitas Organics is committed to creating a healthier world through regenerative organic farming and plant-focused lifestyles.

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  • Panel at George Washington University on chocolate

    How We Used Netflix to Address Child Labor in Cocoa

    4 November 2019 by Alli O'Connell, Marketing & Accounts Manager

    This Fair Trade Month, Fairtrade America joined Tony’s Chocolonely, Green America, and the Child Labor Coalition for a few simple pleasures; watching ‘Bitter Chocolate’ from the Netflix original series Rotten, enjoying Fairtrade certified chocolate, and discussing solutions to the bitter side of chocolate.

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  • Wine and Chocolate Pairing

    Celebrating Fair Trade Month with a Wine and Chocolate Tasting

    3 November 2019 by Alli O'Connell, Marketing & Accounts Manager

    This Fair Trade Month, Fairtrade America, Divine Chocolate, La Riojana Wine, and Takoma Park Silver Spring Co-op (TPSS) celebrated the simple pleasures through a Fairtrade wine and chocolate tasting!

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