As the climate crisis intensifies, the Fairtrade Foundation is calling on the UK government to work harder to clean up food supply chains and tackle the vast amount of carbon emissions ‘hidden’ in imported food and products that Brits want
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A boom in consumer demand for Fairtrade products in 2020, including bananas, cocoa, coffee and wine, is reflecting the extent to which the pandemic has sparked an increased global consciousness, changing the way Brits cook, eat, drink and shop.
Ben & Jerry’s pioneers holistic approach to living incomes for cocoa farmers, in partnership with Fairtrade
Cocoa farmers in Cote D’Ivoire are set to earn higher prices for their beans, as Ben & Jerry’s ramps up its living income approach for farmers, in partnership with Fairtrade.
Fairtrade has refreshed its brand identity with the goal of capturing the hearts of mainstream Britain by conveying the incredible breadth and scale of impact its movement empowers across the world.
Fairtrade bananas are favourites with UK shoppers and it is the fruit everyone finds the most 'a-ppeeling'.
The Fairtrade Foundation welcomes the release of the National Food Strategy part 1 report and is calling on the government to deliver a future food strategy that offers real change by supporting resilient supply chains for sustainable development and climate action.
Lidl GB has taken a significant step forward in its sustainable cocoa sourcing with the launch of its Way to Go! range of Fairtrade certified chocolate bars in their UK stores. Containing fully traceable Fairtrade cocoa from Kuapa Kokoo co-operative
Latest figures show shoppers back Fairtrade during challenging market and care more than ever about helping farmers and workers combat low prices in trade.
Getting your chocolate fix just got even sweeter! Lidl has just launched a sustainable own brand Super-Fairtrade chocolate bar Way to Go!, which helps close the income gap of cocoa farmers and push forward towards a living wage.
From Fairtrade chocolate to flowers, wine, ice cream and coffee – big name retailers and companies across the UK and Ireland continue to embrace Fairtrade, boosting funds for Fairtrade programmes for communities in the Global South.
Spar band is launching a range of eight fish products, sourced in Scotland.
For the first time UK coffee drinkers will be able to enjoy Fairtrade coffee from the Indonesian island of Java, an origin that is ubiquitous with quality, as it launches exclusively in Waitrose & Partners from today, 10 October 2019.
As Chocolate Week fast approaches, two brands committed to the Fairtrade mission have joined forces to offer a mouth-wateringly tasty treat. FAIR. Drinks and Divine Chocolate have partnered up to create unique cocktails with a chocolate twist which combine FAIR’s
A multi-country survey released today shows that nine in 10 (91%) British shoppers are familiar with the FAIRTRADE Mark and believe it reflects their personal values.
UK retail coffee brand Percol today announces it is the first coffee brand to receive the official Plastic Free Trust Mark from A Plastic Planet (APP).
Morocco Gold, the award winning single estate, extra virgin olive oil, from olives grown and pressed in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains; has secured its first major retail listings in Central London. From this month, Morocco Gold will be
Gluten free pudding LillyPuds is renowned for its light and delicious traditional and gluten free Christmas puddings that are packed full with the best, hand-selected ingredients and now for 2018, it has created a brand new range of artisan treats which
Devon-based coffee roaster, Spiller & Tait, has released the results of its first annual survey of coffee drinking habits in UK households, which shows an increasing sophistication in the way people are making coffee as they strive to recreate at
At Microsoft’s Build conference in Seattle, Starbucks took the stage to share how they’re innovating with Microsoft to help them create exceptional experiences – in the cloud and in the store – and enable partners (employees) to spend more time
Three small independent businesses from Greater Manchester and Cheshire have set up shop as part of a series of pop up retail and leisure outlets being introduced by Bruntwood.
British Airways is partnering with British specialty roaster, Union Hand-Roasted Coffee, to provide customers with great tasting coffee in the air and on the ground.
Nearly a quarter of adults never think about who produces their food and drink, Fairtrade Foundation reports
Tea, and increasingly coffee, is firmly entrenched in the British way of life, with more than 60 billion cups drunk each year in the UK. But a new poll reveals that not enough people are making the unconscious link between
With the launch of PÅTÅR, the new IKEA coffee range is now both UTZ certified and EU Organic certified. Sourcing UTZ certified and organic coffee is part of the IKEA efforts to ensure food ingredients are from responsible and more
Progress made in Unilever’s labour practices in Vietnam, but significant challenges remain, says Oxfam
A new report published today by Oxfam finds Unilever’s overall commitment to labour rights in its Vietnam supply chain has improved over the last three years, but that significant challenges remain. The report follows a previous study in 2013 which highlighted
The Fairtrade Foundation and leading food on-the-go retailer Greggs are proud to announce that from Thursday 5 May, customers will be able to buy Fairtrade bananas in 350 of its shops as part of the chain's commitment to extending its