By choosing to purchase products made from organically grown crops, you are committing to reducing the negative impact human beings have on the environment. The organic provenance of some crops is straightforward: an apple, for example, grovim on a tree that is not exposed to manmade chemicals. Of course, it's not quite as simple as that; organic certiﬁcation also covers other issues such as the positive stewardship of the land, how the crops are handled and shipped, and so on. Beyond apples, it is important to consider organic status for all sorts of other things we buy and consume, everything from cotton sheets to...
Eating certiﬁed organic chocolate supports the well—being of land, animals and people in cocoa plantations. Conventional growers rely heavily on synthetic herbicides, pesticides and fungicides.These chemicals end up in groundwater and river systems and affect the birds and monkeys that frequent cocoa trees. Plantation workers also suffer from exposure to agricultural chemicals. Organic plantations use other methods, such as interplanting and use of beneﬁcial insects, to control and prevent pest, fungus and weed problems. Organic farmers steward their land, ensuring that it retains its vitality and that the biological web of all of its resident creatures stays healthy.
All of our chocolate, and all of the added ingredients that go into our chocolate, are certiﬁed organic. Certiﬁcation is your guarantee that the organic integrity is independently monitored from plantation through production and onto the shelves of your local store. When you buy organic, you can be conﬁdent that you are doing the right thing. PACS organic certiﬁcation #16038