Divine Chocolate Ltd partner organisations

Dubble Fairtrade chocolate for kids

Produced by Divine Chocolate Ltd, Dubble Fairtrade Chocolate for Kids include chunky milk and white chocolate bars with a crispy rice crunch. 2p from every Dubble sold is donated to Comic Relief.

Kuapa Kokoo

Kuapa Kokoo is a co-operative of over 45,000 small-scale cocoa farmers in Ghana, West Africa who own almost a half of Divine Chocolate Ltd and produce the beans for Divine and Dubble.

Twin Trading

Twin Trading is a major shareholder and founder of Divine Chocolate Ltd. Twin is a pioneer and leader of the fair trade movement, working to build better lives for the poorest and most marginalised in the trading chain.

The Body Shop

The Body Shop International Plc was originally a shareholder in Divine Chocolate Ltd. Founded in 1976, The Body Shop is the original, natural and ethical beauty brand, with over 2,500 stores in over 60 markets worldwide.

Christian Aid

Christian Aid is one of the founding partners of Divine Chocolate Ltd. Christian Aid works in over 60 countries helping people, regardless of religion or race, to improve their own lives and tackle the causes of poverty and injustice.

Comic Relief

Comic Relief exists to tackle poverty and promote social justice by helping disadvantaged people across the UK and Africa to realise their aspirations and potential. Dubble (the Fairtrade chocolate bar for kids) was launched in October 2000 as a result of a partnership between Divine Chocolate Ltd and Comic Relief.

The Department for International Development

The Department for International Development  (DFID) leads the UK government’s fight against world poverty. They run long-term programmes to help stop the underlying causes of poverty and respond to humanitarian emergencies. DFID guaranteed a business loan when the Divine Chocolate Ltd was first set up.

The Co-operative Group

The Co-operative Group is the leading supermarket in terms of their range of Fairtrade products. Divine Chocolate Ltd supplies Co-op with Kuapa Kokoo's cocoa for their range of Fairtrade chocolate bars.

Trading Visions

Trading Visions is the charity set up by Divine Chocolate Ltd to develop and expand the educational and campaigning initiatives to promote Fairtrade particularly amongs young people.

Papapaa

Papapaa is the source of the multimedia educational materials developed and designed by Comic Relief and Dubble, and now being further extended by Trading Visions.

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Stockists of Divine chocolate

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Fairtrade Umbrella Organisations

Fairtrade Foundation

Fairtrade Foundation is the UK member of Fairtrade International and awards the FAIRTRADE Mark, an independent consumer label that guarantees Fairtrade.

Fairtrade International

Fairtrade International is the worldwide Fairtrade standards setting, certification and monitoring organisation.

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Fairtrade Companies

AgroFair

AgroFair is the pioneer in sustainable fresh produce and fruit ingredients. Since they imported the world's first Fairtrade bananas into Europe in 1996, they have become the market leader in Fairtrade tropical fruit. Agrofair's Fairtrade fruit ingredients can be found in dairy products, juices, smoothies, ice cream, liquors and cosmetics.

Cafédirect

Cafédirect is a pioneering Fairtrade tea, coffee and hot chocolate company. Cafédirect coffees and Teadirect teas are sold through most of the major supermarkets and served in a rapidly increasing number of cafés, including Costa.

Liberation

Liberation is a sister company to Divine and is co-owned by nut farming and gathering groups from Africa, Asia and Latin America. It is the company behind Harry's Nuts!, the Fairtrade nut snacks from comedian Harry Hill and supplies most of the UK's Fairtrade peanuts, cashews and Brazils.

Equal Exchange

Equal Exchange produce their own range of Fairtrade  teas, coffees, sugar, cocoa, honey and nuts; as well as acting as a major wholesalers for other Fairtrade products, like Divine.

BAFTS

British Association for Fair Trade Shops (BAFTS) is the network of independent Fair Trade or World Shops, and help promote fair trade retailing in the UK.

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Ethical shopping sites & portals

Ethical Superstore

Ethical Superstore sell a wide range of ethical products online including Fair Trade, Organic and Eco Friendly.

Ethical Consumer

Ethical Consumer is an alternative consumer organisation looking at the social and environmental records of the companies behind the brand names. It provides a magazine and research data for conscientious shoppers.

Ethical Junction

Ethical Junction is a portal site for ethical organisations and ethical trading; including an online ethical shopping centre.

The Eden Project

The Eden Project is a dramatic global garden, the size of 30 football pitches, based in Cornwall. They sell both Divine and Dubble in their fantastic retail shop!

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Organisations promoting fairer trade

Third World Network

Third World Network (TWN) is an independent non-profit international network of organisations and individuals involved in issues relating to development, developing countries and North-South affairs. They produce an excellent range of research and publications.

Trade Justice Movement

The Trade Justice Movement is a group of organisations who are concerned with the negative impact of international trade rules on the poorest people in the world, on the environment, and on democracy. The TJM calls for fundamental change to the unjust rules and institutions governing international trade, so that trade is made to work for all.

Make Poverty History

Make Poverty History brings together a wide cross section of nearly 100 charities, campaigns, trade unions, faith groups and celebrities who are united by a common belief that 2005 offers a unprecedented opportunity for global change.

One World

One World is an international NGO dedicated to harnessing the democratic potential of the internet to promote human rights and sustainable development. With a mission to innovate internet and mobile phone applications that the world's poorest people can use to improve their life chances, they aim to help people everywhere understand and act on global problems.

Oxfam

Oxfam is a development, relief and campaigning organisation that works with others to find lasting solutions to poverty and suffering world-wide. Oxfam shops which sell food items stock the full range of Divine products. Oxfam’s Make Trade Fair campaign has generated amazing publicity, mobilizing public opinion on rigged trade rules around the world.

Ethical Trading Initiative

The Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) is an alliance of companies, trade unions and voluntary organisations who work in partnership to improve the lives of poor and vulnerable workers across the globe who make or grow consumer goods.

Traidcraft

Traidcraft a leading organisation in helping poor communities fight their way out of poverty through trade.  Traidcraft sells fairly traded items through their fair trader network and online.

Tourism Concern

Tourism Concern isn independent, non-industry based charity with members and supporters from around the world who campaign for better tourism.

Action Aid

ActionAid are an international development agency, whose vision is a world without poverty in which every person can exercise their right to a life of dignity.

Anti-Slavery International

Anti-Slavery International promotes the eradication of slavery and slavery-like practices, and freedom for everyone who is subjected to them.

Banana Link

Banana Link campaigns for sustainable production and trade in bananas and pineapples, on behalf of the small scale producers and plantation workers.

Farmers World Network

Farmers World Network unites farmers and rural communities worldwide, and carries out development education work on world agricultural production, distribution and trade.

Labour Behind the Label

Labour Behind the Label is a campaign that works to improve conditions and empower workers in the global garment industry.

New Economics Foundation

New Economics Foundation works to construct a new economy centred on people and the environment. They are an independent think-and-do tank that inspires and demonstrates real economic well-being.

New Internationalist

New Internationalist is the world's leading independent publisher of magazines and books on global social justice and sustainable development, and reports on issues of world poverty and inequality.

People and Planet UK

People and Planet UK is the largest student network in Britain campaigning to end world poverty, defend human rights and protect the environment.

Red Pepper

An Independent magazine of the green and radical left, featuring links to progressive sites worldwide with political and social debate.

War on Want

War on Want campaigns against world poverty working in partnership and solidarity with people across the globe.

World Development Movement

The World Development Movement (WDM) tackles the root causes of world poverty.

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Faith organisations supporting Fairtrade

CAFOD
Christian Aid
Church Mission Society
Church of Scotland Churches
Churches Together in Britain and Ireland
Quaker Peace and Service
SCIAF (Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund)
Speak
Tearfund
Tzedek
World Jewish Relief
United Reformed Church
Y-care International

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Development Education websites

Papapaa
Christian Aid
Think Global: The Development Education Association
Link Community Development
Save the Children

Industry Associations

International Cocoa Organisation (ICCO)
Federation of Cocoa Commerce (FCC)

Ghana

Ghana High Commission
The Government of Ghana

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