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Empowered By Chocolate

Thursday, May 9, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

Empowered By Chocolate

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Please join us for an evening with Kuapa Kokoo, a farmer's cooperative in Ghana, that supplies cocoa to Divine Chocolate.

What does it take to get Fair Trade cocoa into the hands of Northwestern Americans? Every link in the value chain plays an important role, including the farmer, buyer, manufacturer, consumer, as well as fair financing mechanisms operating throughout.  This is a rare opportunity to meet representatives from every step in that value chain for one of Seattle's favorite products: chocolate!

Event Program

Reception: 6:30-7:00

Refreshments and appetizers, including wine and samples of Divine Chocolate

Speakers: 7:00-8:00 

Christiana Adusei and Afriye Kwesi Boateng - Farmers of Kuapa Kokoo Farmers Union

Sharlene Brown - National Director of Oikocredit USA - Lender to Divine and Kuapa Kokoo

Amanda White - Brand Manager at Divine Chocolate US - Distribution and Marketing of Kuapa Kokoo products

Eli Penberthy - Representative of PCC Natural Markets, retailer of Divine Chocolate locally


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When & Where

Wine World
400 Northeast 45th Street
Seattle, WA 98105

Thursday, May 9, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

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