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 cooler vs. hotter). Chokola Ayisyen never tasted so good. Plain Dark Delicious Coffee Crunch (roasted Haitian coffee bits) Sea Salt & Roasted Nibs (crunchy cacao bits) Wisconsin Cranberry Chew 2.2 ounce bars — 47% bigger than the old bars 78% creamy dark, organic chocolate Packaged in clear, food grade cellophane w/ … Read More

U.S. Dumps Peanuts on Haiti

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

for your Valentine

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Be the Hero this Valentine’s Day –   Go Haitian Send the best Valentine’s Gift Ever :  a box of love that will earn you a big hug, maybe more. Under 40 Bucks :   (nobody needs to know) Only 100 in stock –> Buy the best Valentine’s Day gift ever. (we’ll ship in early February to your sweetie) Interesting Facts about Valentine’s Day  : Valentines Day began in 270 AD when Bishop Valentine was jailed for performing weddings against the emperor’s wishes. While in the clink, he wrote … Read More

Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras

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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)

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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