Fair Trade

Topics: Trade, Fair trade, Export Pages: 1 (256 words) Published: April 26, 2011
From website: www.fairtrade.org.uk.
We got some information about the Fair Trade of chocolate
The chocolate is made from Cocoa, and Cocoa was first planted in Ghana in 1879. Ghana is renowned for the quality of its cocoa beans.
Cocoa accounts for 28% of Ghana’s foreign exchange earnings and 57% of total agricultural exports. In 2006, Ghana exported 358,000 tonnes of cocoa worth $ 1.06bn making it the second most important export commodity after gold. Kuapa Kokoo is a cocoa-growing co-operative set up in 1993 in response to the partial liberalisation of the cocoa sector in Ghana. It is the only farmer-owned organisation among the private companies that have been granted government licences to trade cocoa. In this marketing role, Kuapa Kokoo purchases cocoa from members and other farmers on behalf of the state-run cocoa board which controls all exports. Kuapa Kokoo now represents almost 50,000 small-scale cocoa growers and in 2008/09 sold 27% of production to the Fairtrade market. About the survey questionnaires

The age during 18 to 25 people like to eat chocolate account for 75% But most people just eat a little chocolate in a week (75%)
They are like to buy chocolate from supermarket (70%)
About 55% people think Fair Trade is good for chocolate purchase But they are just known a little about Fair Trade. (60%)
Nearly 65% people would like to buy Fair Trade chocolate
And most people think the Fair Trade is helpful primary producing country.(80%)
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