Trick or Treat? Why Fair Trade Halloween chocolate matters

Halloween is just around the corner, and that means it’s time for candy, trick-or-treating, costumes and more candy. Every year, Americans spend over a billion dollars on millions of pounds of Halloween chocolate — enough for every sweet tooth in the country and then some! Where does…

Drink A Better K-Cup With Equal Exchange Single Serve Coffee

The coffee world is always changing and evolving – that’s part of what makes it so exciting. Lately, there’s been a lot of buzz about Keurig* coffee makers and K-cup* single serve coffee, and everyone at Equal Exchange has been in on the conversation. We’ve been listening…

Chocolate-Covered Apples On A Stick

Ingredients 1 red apple, ideally organic and from a nearby farmer 8-16 small squares of Equal Exchange Organic Chocolate Caramel Crunch with Sea Salt bar, depending on apple size 1- 1 1/2 tsp. oil (such as vegetable oil), depending on chocolate amount Directions Wash and dry apple. Stick…

Frighteningly Scrumptious Pumpkin Chocolate Muffins

Ingredients 1 2/3 cups flour 1 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 15oz pureed pumpkin 2 eggs 1/2 cup butter – melted 1 cup Equal Exchange Organic Chocolate Chips  Directions Preheat oven to…

Our Cup Of Organic Tea: Empowered Farmers, Better Trade

When do you enjoy our fairly traded, organic tea? Whether it’s a warm cup in the morning or tall glass of iced tea on a summer afternoon, tea is a refreshing and delicious complement to any relaxing moment. In every cup of Equal Exchange tea, there’s the story…

Organic Vs. Conventional Coffee

Coffee lovers are discerning people, and there’s a lot to say about its many flavors, aromas, and origins – but one of the biggest differences between coffees is most striking before it even reaches your cup. It’s the difference between conventional and organic coffee. Even if you already choose…

Spiced Chocolate Oat Cookies

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup Equal Exchange Organic Spicy Hot Cocoa 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 2 sticks unsalted butter 1 tablespoon water 1/4 cup turbinado or demerarra sugar…