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.
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).
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
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
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
As thousands of people get ready to get behind Fairtrade Fortnight 2016 (29 February to 13 March) positive volume growth in four out of the five main Fairtrade food categories – coffee, tea, bananas and cocoa – all
This Fairtrade Fortnight leading Fairtrade chocolate company Divine responds to the recent warnings that the supply of cocoa for chocolate could run out, and argues that increasing farmer remuneration for cocoa is key to a sustainable future for chocolate. Recent
Fairtrade Fortnight 2016 will feature a giant Fairtrade breakfast to inspire UK public to sit down for breakfast in support of the farmers who grow the food we have every morning, such as coffee, tea, cocoa and bananas. Lack of food
Some of Europe’s biggest businesses are among the first companies to commit to buying the innovative Fairtrade Carbon Credits which were launched during the UN climate change talks in Paris today.
Traidcraft creates Christmas video tearjerker to help people consider buying fair trade during the festive season
The sentimental John Lewis advert may have provoked a few trembling lips but now the UK’s leading fair trade organisation, Traidcraft is creating its own Christmas video tearjerker to help people consider buying fair trade during the festive season and
One and a half million farmers and workers benefit from increased sales of Fairtrade products, new report shows
One and half million farmers and workers round the world are benefiting from increased sales of Fairtrade products, according to a new report . Latest figures show producers received an estimated €105 million in Fairtrade Premium to invest in business