Make Your Next Cookie Exchange Fair

If You Use This

Nestle Toll House Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels

Nestle Toll House Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels

Try This Instead

Equal Exchange Organic Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

Equal Exchange Organic Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

Good Choice Best Choice What do these mean?

Why Switch

  • Fairly traded, organically grown ingredients
  • No animal-derrived ingredients
  • No preservatives
  • No transfats


  • Lower sugar content per serving versus traditional brands
  • Certified Kosher

How To Get It

Local Retailers

  • Organic Basic Foods LLC (Hoboken, NJ)
  • Whole Foods Markets


Online Retailers (select)


These organic chocolate chips, which use fairly traded chocolate, melt easily and smoothly like the familiar brand to incorporate indulgent flavor to baked goods.  They are perfect for recipes like chocolate chip cookies, brownies and even pancakes.  The semi-sweet variety is also great for dipping and making candy.  In addition to being non-GMO and vegan, these chips are completely allergy friendly being soy-free, gluten-free, nut- and dairy-free. And, they are strictly made in a dedicated facility that only produces chocolate chips. The taste, while not designed to be a snacking chocolate, is still not at all chalky or filmy, like so many other non-dairy alternatives. Consider how ubiquitous this ingredient is used throughout the holidays as well as the rest of the year and be thankful to have a choice that is free of milk fat and soy lecithin, has less sugar that the norm, and importantly, is also fair to its employees.


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A shift is necessary toward lifestyles less geared to environmental damaging consumption patterns.
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