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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...

Fairtrade Fortnight: Traidcraft

Fairtrade Fortnight: Traidcraft

Traidcraft is one of the founding members of the Fairtrade Foundation together with CAFOD, Christian Aid, Oxfam, the World Development Movement and the National Federation of Women’s Institutes, so it seems fitting to shout...

Fairtrade Fortnight: Clipper Teas

Fairtrade Fortnight: Clipper Teas

In 1994 Clipper Teas became the first Fairtrade Tea company in the UK, but ethical trading has always been at the forefront of the company since it began in 1984 by Mike and Lorraine...

Fairtrade Fortnight: Cafédirect

Fairtrade Fortnight: Cafédirect

Not only has Cafédirect been making great coffee since 1989, it was the first producer to bring Fairtrade certified coffee to the UK! That year an international coffee agreement (which fixed global prices according...

Fairtrade Fortnight 2015

Fairtrade Fortnight 2015

Fairtrade Fortnight is fast approaching so there is no better time to talk about the importance of the Fairtrade Foundation and why buying Fairtrade is better!

Saõ Tomé’s Story

Saõ Tomé’s Story

Take a tropical island paradise, a flourishing cocoa producer and a group of people determined to improve the lives of others and you get Cafédirect’s empowering story of its involvement with the people of...