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A Divine vision for a fair future

Posted by Liz Foggitt, Communications Manager, Twin

Twenty years after Divine Chocolate started, it’s leading the way as a sustainable chocolate company. It was recently recognised by the Department for...

Collaborative coffee breeding

Posted by Liz Foggitt, Communications Manager, Twin

In February I spent some time in Rwanda meeting project partners and visiting producers. While I was there, I was lucky to be given a tour of a new A...

A Divine journey

Posted by Liz Foggitt, Communications Manager, Twin

This year, Divine Chocolate turns 20. I recently spent the morning with Sophi Tranchell, Divine’s CEO, to discuss achievements, hopes for the future a...

A week at Twin

Posted by Alice Penn

Last week Alice Penn was in the office for a week of work experience. Alice is 17 and studying for her A-Levels. She wanted to get a taste of working ...

Remember, Unite, Renew: Kwibuka 25

Posted by Evode Uwanyirigira

“Kwibuka” means to “remember” and every year, Rwanda as a country comes together to remember the victims of the 1994 genocide perpetrated against the ...

What does Fairtrade mean to you?

Posted by Liz Foggitt

Twin believes that market systems, when done fairly, can create better livelihoods for farming communities. We believe that connecting different actor...

Restoring a Giant: Cocoa and Coffee in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Posted by Kevin Wilkins, Senior Technical Advisory for Specialty Crops, ÉLAN RDC

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is often portrayed as a country plagued by corruption and ravaged by conflict. But there is much more to the D...

A gender balance success story

Posted by Liz Foggitt,

At Twin, we have six guiding principles and Gender Justice is one of them: it’s woven into everything we do. We believe women can live and thrive in ...

Considering the cost of coffee labour

Posted by Kim Ionescu, Chief Sustainability Officer, Specialty Coffee Association and Twin Board Member

A decade ago it was unusual to encounter a great cup of coffee in an airport, and twenty years ago the concept would have been laughable. These days ...

Coffee and collaboration: a success story from Peru

Posted by Liz Foggitt

In 2015, Twin set up a project to increase the resilience of coffee farming in Peru. The approach - to form an alliance between people across the whol...

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