20th March 2018

Real Easter Egg: Donations announced and last chance to order

 

 

 

This week we will be taking a cheque to Traidcraft Exchange for more than £14,000 and sending a cheque to Funzi Bodo for £8,000 in support of their work.

 

This represents a donation of more than 50% of our profits and gets us past our £250,000 to charitable causes target. In addition we have given more than £45,000 to support the work of Fairtrade and paid the growers of sugar and cocoa a cash sum above the market price.

 

This has only been possible with the support of our customers, so thank you.

 

Shop closing

 

Did you know that 50% of Easter eggs are bought in Holy Week (next week)? So don't worry if you are only just getting round to hunting for Real Easter eggs.

 

Our shop closes later today so this is your last chance to buy direct from us. We give free delivery on all orders over £45 up to our final order date of 4pm on 20th March. The shop is here. <http://meaningfulchocolate.cmail19.com/t/r-l-jyeikkk-ktiuijlikr-j/>

 

 

Special Edition offer

 

 

If you buy two of our Special Edition eggs then we will cover delivery to one address. Just enter the code special2 at check out on our shop or click the link here <http://meaningfulchocolate.cmail19.com/t/r-l-jyeikkk-ktiuijlikr-t/> and the delivery discount of £4.95 will be added automatically at checkout.

 

If you want a local shop then see below for details of supermarkets and independent shops which are stocking.

 

 

Food bank thanks

 

 

Thanks to all of you who have donated a Real Easter Egg to a food bank. We have had 252 eggs donated so far, which is great. You can donate until 4pm today. Details below.

 

David and the team

 

 

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12 days to Easter

 

The Real Easter Egg is being sold by ASDA, Tesco, Morrisons and Waitrose this year (£3.99)

 

ASDA's decided to stock for the first time following customer requests. So if you are shopping in your local supermarket pick one up. Spread the word with friends on Facebook and by email.

 

NOTE: Sainsbury's is not stocking. To complain call 0800 636 262. ASDA responded so it does work to ask.

 

 

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Find an Independent shop

 

 

You can now use our Google hunt map to find a local independent or cathedral shop.

 

To find your local shop use our Google shop hunter here <http://meaningfulchocolate.cmail19.com/t/r-l-jyeikkk-ktiuijlikr-i/> . Just type your postcode in and local shops will be listed along with contact details.

 

CLC Christian bookshops and a number of Cathedral shops all have stocks of The Real Easter Egg. They often have the full range and larger quantities than supermarkets.

 

 

 

 

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Northern Ireland

 

 

Moutray’s Convenience Stores is a small family business based in Lurgan, Northern Ireland.

 

For 60 years they have played an important role in the communities they serve. This year they are proud to be stocking The Real Easter Egg, portraying the true meaning of Easter.

 

To find your local shop use our Google shop hunter here <http://meaningfulchocolate.cmail19.com/t/r-l-jyeikkk-ktiuijlikr-d/> . Just type your postcode in and local shops will be listed along with contact details.

 

 

 

 

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Donate a Fairtrade egg

 

 

250 donated already.

 

Under this scheme you can donate a Real Easter Egg to a family in need by selecting to 'Donate a Real Easter Egg' on our online shop. We will top up the price you pay and send a full priced single Real Easter Egg to a church run food bank. See here <http://meaningfulchocolate.cmail19.com/t/r-l-jyeikkk-ktiuijlikr-h/>

 

 

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Why not run a Real Easter Egg hunt this year?

 

 

Many churches and cathedrals are planning to run Real Easter Egg Hunts this year using our sharing boxes (30 eggs and Easter story - activity booklets in each box). There are free publicity posters to download. Details here. <http://meaningfulchocolate.cmail19.com/t/r-l-jyeikkk-ktiuijlikr-k/>

 

 

 

Below you will find details of the current range and resources

 

 

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Original egg- 2018 design (150g) RRP £3.99

 

 

The all-new 2018 design includes a large 24 page Easter story-activity book, a bag of Fairtrade Swiss Chunky Buttons (25g) and a UK made Fairtrade milk chocolate egg (125g) with a lovely creamy taste. 35% cocoa Palm Oil free.

 

Buy your eggs here. <http://meaningfulchocolate.cmail19.com/t/r-l-jyeikkk-ktiuijlikr-u/>

 

 

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Special Edition (280g) RRP £9.99

 

 

This year, inside the Special Edition, you will find a simple guide to Easter and an olive wood holding cross keyring from Bethlehem made by Palestinian Christians. We have used extra special Fairtrade Belgian milk Chocolate (35% cocoa) to make the orange chocolate bar and the large chocolate egg.

 

It is also free from Palm Oil.

 

It is especially suitable for a gift to a teen or grown up. You can read more about the Special Edition and place your order here. <http://meaningfulchocolate.cmail19.com/t/r-l-jyeikkk-ktiuijlikr-x/>

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dairy Free Dark Chocolate Egg (180g) RRP: £5.50

 

 

The all-new 2018 design includes a large 24 page Easter story/activity book, a Fairtrade chocolate egg made from dark Belgian chocolate (165g) and three Fairtrade dark chocolate squares (3 x 5g). Delicious, smooth and fruity. 71% cocoa - Palm Oil free.

 

To read more about this egg and place your order click here. <http://meaningfulchocolate.cmail19.com/t/r-l-jyeikkk-ktiuijlikr-m/>

 

 

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Egg Hunt 2018 design (120g) RRP £5

 

 

Have fun with enclosed Easter story and activities, then hide and hunt the eggs. Includes a 12 page cross shaped Easter story-activity booklet, and six

Fairtrade Belgian milk chocolate eggs with a lovely creamy taste. 120g

(20g *6). 35% cocoa - Palm Oil free.To order yours today, click here. <http://meaningfulchocolate.cmail19.com/t/r-l-jyeikkk-ktiuijlikr-c/>

 

Now available as singles which can be purchased here. <http://meaningfulchocolate.cmail19.com/t/r-l-jyeikkk-ktiuijlikr-q/>

 

 

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Sharing Box 2018 design all new content (£30)

 

 

Contains 30 high quality midi Fairtrade Belgian chocolate eggs and 30 cross shaped Easter story-activity booklets. Foil reads ‘Christ is Risen’. 600g (20g x 30 midi eggs). 35% cocoa - Palm Oil free.

 

To order your Sharing Box click here. <http://meaningfulchocolate.cmail19.com/t/r-l-jyeikkk-ktiuijlikr-a/>

 

 

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Free resources for schools and churches

 

 

There are three assembly resources for schools and churches which we hope will help you to explore the story of Easter. You may want to take the resources directly or adapt them to suit your own purposes. You can read about each resource and access them here. <http://meaningfulchocolate.cmail19.com/t/r-l-jyeikkk-ktiuijlikr-f/> The resources are available in English and Welsh.

 

 

 

 

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Based in the village of Lymm, we make the UK's favourite Fairtrade Easter egg and the UK's only charity Fairtrade Advent calendar. We also make other seasonal goods and a range of chocolate bars. We are proud to be part of the ethical trading community.

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