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.
Haitian Chocolate Bars are back baby!
Singing Rooster’s Creamy Dark Haitian Chocolate Bar Line 78% Dark, luscious chocolate bars, MANY 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 from Haiti and build better businesses. #singingrooster #fairtrade Peppermint Chocolate In the fall, we offer a seasonal Peppermint Chocolate bar — so popular we know we’ll run out. Toffee Chocolate Bar For the holidays, … Read More
Happy Easter! John 3:16
We have a long tradition at Singing Rooster of celebrating holidays by presenting interesting and perhaps unknown facts about special days. Holy Week is celebrated by many but not all Christians. It’s the week before Easter and includes Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday. Easter is the most important celebration for most Christians. Easter comes from the Anglo-Saxon, Eostre, the name of the goddess of spring and commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Maundy Thursday is the day before Good Friday, the … Read More
U.S. Dumps Peanuts on Haiti
September 13th is National Peanut Day. In spite of being a delicious and nutritious food, peanuts are causing a sticky situation in Haiti. Is dumping peanuts on Haiti good or bad? That’s the wrong question. After two years of a bumper peanut crop in the U.S. that was brought about by price subsidies paid to farmers by taxpayers, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA ) is shipping surplus peanuts to Haiti. On the surface, this seems like a good idea: kids are hungry, some starving. … Read More
Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras
What goes better with pancakes than … coffee? If you’re hosting a Shrove Tuesday / Mardi Gras Pancake event – serve & sell Haitian coffee ! Add some Haitian chocolate & make it a real party. Biggest winners? Haiti’s small producers. Learn more about adding Haitian coffee & chocolate to your fund raising arsenal. 10 Things you didn’t know about Shrove Tuesday (or pancakes): Eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday is more than 1,000 years old and was was first adopted by the Irish where Lent meant … Read More
Haitian Chocolate (and raw cacao for #beantobar)
Certified organic Haitian chocolate (cacao) is a livelihood for thousands; learn how we’re leveraging the world’s hunger for chocolate to benefit small producers in Haiti. If you’re a bean to bar maker, order a 3 pound sample of raw (unroasted) Haitian cacao. In early 2015, Singing Rooster began working with a small farmer cacao cooperative in Haiti. Like our work with coffee farmers, we’re supporting autonomy-building by assisting cacao producers to farm better crops, build better businesses. We bring proceeds back from chocolate bar sales … Read More