18 March, 2018

8 Fairtrade Easter Eggs to Bring Hope to Many

by sitecore\Emccoy

Easter means different things to different people – new life, hope, love and family – but one thing’s certain, by choosing Fairtrade chocolate this Easter you know you can help support farmers and workers around the world by sharing that hope and love a little bit further.

Come on in with us and discover something new with these eight Easter eggs. They all give something back to the communities responsible for growing the cocoa that goes into these egg-stra special Easter treats. 

Divine Mint & Orange Easter EggsNEW Divine Tangy Orange or Mint Crisp Easter Eggs

One of the pioneers of Fairtrade, Divine have a large Easter offering this year. Their popular Toffee & Sea Salt Milk Chocolate Egg is back, joined by new variations: Tangy Orange Milk Chocolate Egg (made with natural orange flavouring) and Mint Dark Chocolate Egg (with mint crisp pieces).

Where to buy: Waitrose, Oxfam, Traidcraft, Ocado, Divine Chocolate online, and many independent shops 

Cost: £5

Divine Chocolate Easter egg

Divine Milk Chocolate Gourmet Popcorn Egg with Joe & Seph’s Popcorn

Back by popular demand, this luxuriously smooth milk chocolate egg with tantalizing gourmet popcorn inside, plus an extra packet of Joe & Seph’s salted caramel popcorn, is sure to be a big hit with adults and kids.

Where to buy: Waitrose, Oxfam, Traidcraft, Ocado, Divine Chocolate online and many independent shops

Cost: £10

Aldi Single Origin Easter EggNEW Aldi Single Origin Egg

Inspired by Betty’s Single Origin Eggs, but at a fraction of the price, Aldi has returned in 2018 with Single Origin half-eggs made with Peruvian dark chocolate or Ghanaian milk chocolate. They are printed with beautiful designs inspired by the origins of the Fairtrade-certified chocolate.

Where to buy: Aldi stores

Cost: £4.99

Cocoa Loco Dark Chocolate Easter EggNEW Cocoa Loco 73% Dark Chocolate Egg

Cocoa Loco, the Fairtrade and organic chocolatiers from West Sussex, have an excellent range for Easter. With vegan options becoming more popular, they have included a new vegan option for 2018: an intensely-dark chocolate egg filled with dark chocolate buttons.

Where to buy: Cocoa Loco online store, Abel & Cole, Oxfam

Cost: £11.99 

The Meaningful Chocolate Company Easter EggNEW The Real Easter Egg by Meaningful Chocolate

Meaningful Chocolate are back with a 2018 Special Edition Fairtrade Easter egg, complete with an orange milk chocolate bar, all made with cocoa sourced from cooperatives in the Ivory Coast, the Dominican Republic, Peru, Panama and Ecuador. These eggs hold a storybook about Easter and a cross keyring made from olive wood, all in a stylish new gift box.

Where to buy: Meaningful Chocolate online, Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Waitrose

Cost: £9.99

Co-op's Single Origin Ecuadorian Chocolate EggNEW Co-op Irresistible Single Origin Ecuadorian Milk Chocolate Cocoa Pod

Co-op’s latest Easter offering was voted best milk chocolate egg in a blind tasting by Good Housekeeping. The bronzed, artisanal design and accompanying milk chocolate truffles are sure to impress!

Where to buy: Co-op stores

Cost: £7

Plamil Non Dairy Easter EggPlamil Alternative to Milk Chocolate Easter Egg

This delicious, strikingly designed box of chocolatey goodness will ensure kids of all ages with allergies don’t miss out on the fun this Easter. Bring on the excitement of Easter with this scrumptious Fairtrade, organic, gluten and nut-free treat. 

Where to buy: Plamil Foods, Holland and Barrett, Ethical Superstore

Cost: £3.99

Green & Blacks Milk Chocolate Easter EggGreen & Blacks Organic Milk Chocolate Egg

Easter is the ideal time to hide this thick-shelled, milk chocolate egg from that special someone in your life. Made with 37% cocoa for a richer taste and encased in sleek and simple packaging, Green & Blacks eggs make for a sophisticated Easter gift.

Where to buy: Green & Blacks online

Cost: £6.59

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