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  • Ashley Cheuk
    July 26, 2010
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    Mike Mowry is a Coffee Quality Coordinator at Equal Exchange. It's his job to taste coffee.

  • Ashley Cheuk
    June 8, 2010
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    The Cooperative Fund of New England (CFNE) is a community development financial institution (CDFI) that is a bridge between socially responsible investors and co-operatives, community oriented non-profits, and worker-owned businesses in New England. Equal Exchange Food Service Sales Representative, LJ Taylor, is the former board president of CFNE.

  • Jessica Jones-Hughes
    March 23, 2010
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    A fellow Equal Exchange chocolate lover pointed out to me the surprisingly high amount of iron per serving, thus giving us an excuse to consume more. How does chocolate get so much iron and is it readily absorbable? -

  • Jessica Jones-Hughes
    February 2, 2010
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    Thinking of cooking a delicious, romantic meal for a loved one? Show them extra love by caring for their heart health with some tasty dishes using Equal Exchange's fairly traded products, for a meal that benefits your loved one and the farmers who grew the delicious ingredients. A heart healthy diet is low in saturated and trans fats (mostly found in animal products), high in omega-3 fatty acids, high in fiber, and low in salt and sugar.

  • Phyllis Robinson
    October 8, 2009
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    The road heading south between Guayaquil and Machala, on the coast of Ecuador, is lined with banana plantations. Endless rows of green banana plants stretch as far as the eye can see. Economic activity in this tropical region revolves almost exclusively around banana production and export. In fact, Ecuador is one of the world's largest banana exporting countries.

  • Ashley Cheuk
    August 11, 2009
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    Keith Olcott is Customer Service Manager at Equal Exchange - and our Organic Certification Coordinator.

  • Aaron Dawson
    August 4, 2009
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    The great thing about working at a place like Equal Exchange is that not only can innovation come from anywhere in the company, but that it is actually nurtured and encouraged from anyone and everyone. Take some of the recent innovations that our Customer Service teams recently initiated.

  • Ashley Cheuk
    June 5, 2009
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    We held a contest here at Equal Exchange in West Bridgewater, Mass., to answer the question, "Who can come up with the best chocolate cocktail?" The judging panel consisted of me (Ashley Symons, nice to meet you), as well as Chocolate Products Coordinator Kelsie Evans, and Chocolate Products Manager Dary Goodrich.

  • Mike Mowry
    June 2, 2009
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    What's a worker-owned co-op? We get that question a lot. And sometimes, it can be hard to explain. But every May, we experience exactly what worker-ownership is about: democracy in action.

  • Susan Sklar
    March 27, 2009
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    At the Tierra Nueva coffee and honey co-operative, some new initiatives are helping women to improve their economic standing. Gender roles in Latin America, as in most parts of the world, are inequitable.

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