Long-time local chocolatier Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate (112 North Kirkwood Road, Kirkwood; 314-965-6615) is now selling Fair Trade chocolate. Fair Trade is a nonprofit that helps make sure suppliers in places like the Ivory Coast, where Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate gets all of its cocoa, are paid a fair wage.
"We use so much cocoa now we study it as a commodity. We've really learned about our product and African cocoa farmers," owner Dan Abel says. "We learned that they're really not getting paid a lot of money. I said, 'We've got to do something.'"More »