Articles in category: Ethical sourcing

Co-operative extends premium own label Fairtrade coffee range

Co-operative extends premium own label Fairtrade coffee range

The Co-operative Food has extended its premium Truly Irresistible Fairtrade coffee range with four new varieties in time for Fairtrade Fortnight (27 February-11 March 2012). The new additions to the Fairtrade coffee range come from Kenya, Guatemala, Tanzania and Papua New Guinea.  According to the retailer, each of the new products has

Co-operative launches ethical plan and promotes customer buy-in

Co-operative launches ethical plan and promotes customer buy-in

The Co-operative Group is launching a three-year corporate ethical plan, which it claims will spearhead its membership drive from 6m to 20m members by 2020 and help build a more sustainable economy. It includes operational carbon reduction targets, which it

Sainsbury’s unveils environmental agenda

Roger Burnley, Sainsbury’s retail & logistics director, revealed the retailer’s latest environmental initiatives at the 2010 IGD Convention. They included packaging developments; logistical savings; a reduction in food waste; energy efficiencies at store level; plus Make the Difference Days, where