Why is Haiti so Poor?

Why is Haiti so Poor : Haiti's Burden NYT

Reasons Why / Causes for Haiti’s Poverty are Complex The following essay was written by Bob Corbett, a longtime advocate for this sovereign island nation; Bob gave Singing Rooster permission to put his essay on our site. Bob wrote this essay in 1986 — and EVERYTHING he said then still stands. It’s a thorough walk-through describing why Haiti is so poor – give this time. Another long-time supporter of the Rooster, Dr. Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall, has published a more comprehensive book on Haiti: Haitian History: … Read More

Roasting Haitian Cacao Tips

roasting Haitian cacao advice

In late spring, early summer, Singing Rooster imports tons of Haitian cacao. Like our work with coffee farmers, we’re opening markets on behalf of small producers — creating inroads to long-lasting economy building in rural Haiti. In that vein, we want chocolate makers big and small to know this bean and roast it well. Roasting cacao from Haiti (or elsewhere) is an artful science, and Singing Rooster’s advice is to help get you going in the right direction. Having roasted coffee for years, we know … Read More

Haitian Chocolate Bars are back baby!

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Singing Rooster’s Creamy Dark Haitian Chocolate Bar Line 78% Dark, luscious chocolate bars, 4 choices, ONE really important reason: Haiti’s cacao farmers win. (Note: we ship chocolate when the weather cooperates / when it’s cool). Chokola Ayisyen never tasted so good. Farm-to-table Haitian chocolate bars empowers small producers. Eat dark chocolate and build better businesses. #singingrooster #fairtrade Plain Dark Delicious Coffee Crunch (roasted Haitian coffee bits) Sea Salt & Roasted Nibs (crunchy cacao bits) Cranberry Chew (Wisconsin craisins) 2.2 ounce bars — these beauties are … Read More