Tagged: Fair trade

7 Facts for Fairtrade Fortnight 2017

7 Fairtrade Facts for Fairtrade Fortnight

With it being Fairtrade Fortnight we thought we’d give you a few interesting facts around Fairtrade: The UK’s first Fairtrade labelled product was Green & Black’s Maya Gold Dark Chocolate introduced in 1994. Chocolate...

Fair trade premium - is it worth it?

What Can Brexit mean for Fairtrade?

No matter how you voted (if at all) in the referendum, the result is the UK is leaving the European Union. Our government will soon undergo formal negotiations to determine the relationship we will...

The History of Divine Chocolate

In the beginning… In the early 1990s the farmer’s co-op Kuapa Kokoo was set up by leading farmers in Ghana so they could sell their own cocoa to the Cocoa Marketing Company (CMC) which...

Have a Fair Trade Christmas

Hopefully you’ve already got Christmas all planned out, or else you’re in the process of planning. If you’re looking for ways to make 25th of December more ethical for you and your family then...

Cafedirect fair trade coffee

Cafédirect: Fairtrade Coffee at its Finest

Did you know that Cafédirect was the UK’s first Fairtrade certified coffee company? In fact Cafédirect was fair trade before the certification mark was created, that’s how ahead of the times they were –...

Divine Chocolate

Divine Chocolate

Most of us love chocolate, whether it’s a little treat during your working day, or indulging in it at Christmas or Easter, we can’t get enough of it! We know it tastes good, but...