Chocolate & Cocoa


Equal Exchange chocolates and cocoas are crafted using only the purest ingredients, grown with care by small farmer co-ops. We source from these small farmer organizations because we believe they are the heart and soul of the Fair Trade movement.

Farmer Partners

  • La Asociación de Cañicultores Organicos de la Zona Central (ACOZC) was formed in 2002 to improve the livelihoods of small-scale sugar producers.

  • Initially funded by the United Nation's program to promote cacao cultivation as an alternative to growing coca leaves, ACOPAGRO is now an established exporter of quality cacao.


Taste, Learn, Explore


  • Key Ingredients
    • Equal Exchange Organic Earl Grey Tea
    • Equal Exchange Organic Panama Extra Dark Chocolate 
    #Dessert #Soy free #Vegetarian
  • Key Ingredients
    • Equal Exchange Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    • Equal Exchange Organic Bittersweet Chocolate Chips 
    • Equal Exchange Organic Baking Cocoa
    #Dessert #Vegetarian

Meet the Team

  • Dary Goodrich
  • Kelsie Evans

From the Blog

  • April 30, 2013·
    Small Farmers, Big Change

    Not-for-profit organization Fair World Project has criticized changes to Fair Trade USA’s labeling policy, which allows chocolate to carry the seal when it contains a high percentage of other ingredients like sugar that are not fairly traded.

    #chocolate #fair trade
  • December 5, 2011·
    Ashley Cheuk

    Every Friday morning as you sip your (Equal Exchange!) coffee and settle into your day, something remarkable is happening. Promptly at 10 a.m., highly trained tasters are assembling in a quiet corner of the Quality Control lab at Equal Exchange for an hour of intense product evaluation.

  • October 4, 2013·
    Ashley Cheuk

    Halloween is one of the biggest holidays for chocolate sales in the U.S.

  • December 4, 2011·
    Jessica Jones-Hughes

    With the holidays quickly approaching, I always get questions about how to prepare for the season to avoid weight gain or overdoing it when all the tempting, delectable treats appear o

    #chocolate #fair foods