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Fairtrade Easter

Go Fairtrade this Easter

Fairtrade Easter eggs have never been better, and you can enjoy your delicious Easter chocolate treats with the knowledge that your purchase helped the lives of farmers and communities across the world. Read on...

Fairtrade empowers women - the Fairtrade Foundation

How Fairtrade empowers women

One benefit of Fairtrade that some people may not know about is how Fairtrade empowers women. This Fairtrade Fortnight, we take a look at how Fairtrade favourites like Divine Chocolate, Cafedirect, Equal Exchange and...

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...