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Fair trade or slave picked?

What kind of chocolate and coffee do you buy?

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rkoloms

Asked by rkoloms at 8:41 AM on Feb. 28, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • slave picked?? really? I buy only the kind that says Slave picked on the label that way I am sure to get the best for my money.....

    Kidding... but seriously, you can't really mean this question.
    Camilletnt

    Answer by Camilletnt at 8:46 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Honestly i get whatever I can afford. so....
    Satiblue

    Answer by Satiblue at 8:47 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • I am not going to lie and act like I pay attention to that when I buy my coffee and chocolate.  I like Hersheys and Nesquick, I drink Starbucks when I get coffee.

    MrsHouston47302

    Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 8:52 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • I dont pay attention I guess either. I just buy the brands I like.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 8:54 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • I don't usually buy chocolate, but I do try very hard to buy fair trade coffee. We have a keurig so most of the time we buy Green Mountain k cups. I don't mind paying more for something knowing that the people on the other end are being treated fairly.
    Namaste17

    Answer by Namaste17 at 8:56 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Um I buy whatever appeals to me at the time
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 9:15 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • I buy what I buy. I live in a rural area and we don't have access to much of the expensive special stuff.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:35 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • FT
    Sisteract

    Answer by Sisteract at 10:27 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Non only does Hershey's refuse to commit to fairly traded chocolate, last year they moved their manufacturing to Mexico, costing hundreds of American jobs.


    We only buy fairly traded chocolate and coffee; it is a way to help make the planet a little bit better.


    Learn more here:  http://www.globalexchange.org/campaigns/fairtrade/

    rkoloms

    Comment by rkoloms (original poster) at 10:31 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • I buy organic, fairly traded beans at Costco; about $12 worth lasts me two months.

    I rarely buy chocolate, but I always buy fairly traded, usually at Trader Joes.
    rkoloms

    Comment by rkoloms (original poster) at 10:37 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

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