Seven Yummy Fair-Trade and Global Do-Gooder Foods

Use your purchasing power to snag some of the tastiest foods on the planet all while dabbling in a bit of global philanthropy.

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Pitaya Plus Super Juice
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Pitaya Plus Super Juice

Made with trendy dragon fruit (pitaya) and coconut water, pretty pink Pitaya Plus Super Juice tastes like a refreshingly grown up version of fruit punch. Not too sweet, it’s loaded with antioxidants, vitamin D, and even fiber, making it a perfect thirst quencher for anyone looking for a low-sugar, high-flavor splurge. 

Social mission: To create employment for poverty stricken single moms in Nicaragua. Paid well above minimum wage, moms also receive contributions to their social security. New on the agenda: a plan for working with farmers to provide higher cash for crops and schools for their communities.

Where to buy: Natural food markets, 150 Whole Foods stores on the West Coast and at pitayaplus.com

 

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