Hugh Jackman will offer fair trade chocolate, just in time for Valentines Day

photo from shop.livelaughingman.com/chocolate

According to Mother Nature Network, Hugh Jackman will be adding chocolate to his Laughing Man Worldwide company, which is a charity company that already offers sustainable coffee and teas from around the world.

This chocolate will be fair trade, rain forest certified chocolates! That means that his chocolate does not exploit impoverished communities to make a profit. Fair trade chocolate is a little pricier than “free trade,” but it is definitely worth purchasing if it means supporting small farms who are trying to make improvements in their communities.

Hugh Jackman created Laughing Man Worldwide in 2011 after visiting Ethiopia for charity work.

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About Haley Behre

I graduated from Syracuse University in December 2011 with majors in newspaper journalism and women and gender studies. Using these majors, I aspire to become a journalist who writes about human rights issues. I have held internships at the Syracuse New Times, Dash Media PR Firm, Syracuse Post-Standard and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. I also had an internship at the Not For Sale Campaign Syracuse chapter, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating human trafficking. I was born in Seoul, Korea on September 30, 1990 and moved to the United States before I was one year old. When I was 8, my family and I moved to Norwich, England for three years. While I was here I was immersed into a new culture and got to experience many things other children my age do not get to. Over the three years, I visited Ireland, France and the Netherlands several times, and Belgium, Wales and Sweden once. In the winter of 2010, I got an amazing opportunity to visit Kenya for a month. This was by far the single most eye-opening experience of my life thus far. The natural beauty of the landscape and its people do not compare to anything I have seen. I currently intern for the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press in the hopes of getting a full-time job at a newspaper or non-profit after.
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