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Singing Rooster works hard all year round but shines in February with our Best Valentine’s Presents EVER: gift sets of Haitian coffee, chocolate, art. Singing Rooster – #fairtrade, hand made because #yourcupmatters.

Meet Gonzales Seignon, Haitian Metal Artist

Metal artist, Gonzales, Croix des Bouquet Haiti

On occasion, when we remember, when we’re not terribly exhausted, and when presented the opportunity, we enjoy interviewing the Rooster’s metal artists to learn more about their lives, inspirations, dreams for their city, selves. We learn many things during short on the cuff conversations — including that employment options for Haitians are dismal. Haitians tend to “choose” jobs around a couple of things: where they live and anything that brings in money. Even those who attend higher education (not many), may resort to metal art … 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!

Singing Rooster Chocolate

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