USDA Organic. Certified organic by Oregon Tilth. Fairly traded and small farmer grown. Equal Exchange chocolates. Perfect for cupcakes and more. Worker-owned cooperatives. Dutch-processed cocoa. The best cacao is grown by small farmers. This delicious, organic baking cocoa is perfect for cupcakes, brownies, cakes, cookies and countless other chocolaty desserts. We use fairly traded cacao (cocoa beans) from small farmer co-operatives. We've partnered with Conacado co-op in the Dominican Republic for over 10 years, and now buy directly from their farmer-owned manufacturing facility. Enjoy your cocoa creations. Victor Diaz, cacao farmers from Conacado Co-op in the Dominican Republic. Small farmers. Big change. Founded in 1986, Equal Exchange is a worker-owned co-op. We partner with small farmer co-ops to change existing power structures in the food system, and bring you delicious, fairly traded foods. By enjoying this cocoa, you're supporting these small farmers and their communities. Thank you. Cacao from the Dominican Republic and Peru. www.equalexchange.coop. 100% recycled cardboard. Blended in the US from cocoa powder made in the Dominican Republic and the Netherlands.