Pandemic sparks increase in global consciousness and boom in demand for Fairtrade products
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.
Pandemic drives up Fairtrade demand
Demand for Fairtrade grows during pandemic as more UK shoppers make ethical choices, says Fairtrade Foundation ahead of Fairtrade Fortnight
Fairtrade offers living wage pathway
Organisation aims to improve livelihood of people in banana sector through living wage and better working conditions
Fairtrade Commits to a Better Future for Thousands of Banana
Fairtrade International announces a comprehensive approach to supporting banana farmers in 2021 and beyond through efforts to achieve living wages and improve working conditions.
£100,000 of post-Brexit tariffs slapped on Fairtrade bananas from Africa
At least £100,000 of tariffs have been put on Fairtrade bananas from Africa because of Brexit. Several ministers are under pressure to explain why the levies are being charged, despite an…
Brexit tariffs totalling £100,000 slapped on Fairtrade bananas from Africa
Exclusive: Liz Truss under pressure to explain why punishing levies being charged - despite announcement that UK-Ghana deal was struck
Youngsters invited to join in Fairtrade Fortnight competition
Children from Sidmouth and the wider community are being invited to come together to join thousands of schools across the UK for...
Two Fairtrade wines to try for under €10
Wines for the Weekend: A refreshing Chenin Blanc and medium-bodied Shiraz from South Africa
Scotland tops list of UK nations for Fairtrade council areas
SCOTLAND has the highest percentage of council areas which are recognised as Fairtrade areas compared with the rest of the UK, according to new…
Scotland has highest percentage of Fairtrade councils in UK
Scotland has the highest percentage of council areas which are recognised as Fairtrade areas compared with the rest of the UK, according to new…
Fairtrade in new push for ‘clean gold’
Following its success with tea, coffee and bananas, the Fairtrade Foundation is looking to further its engagement with the gold industry.
“Not enough people know about Fairtrade gold. By choosing
African Fairtrade gold to bolster commercial opportunities
The advent of new supplies of Fairtrade gold from Africa could herald a jewellery revolution with the UK leading the way.
That was the view expressed yesterday at the London launch of the first
Cadbury moves into Fairtrade
Cadbury is to become the biggest confectionery brand with the Fairtrade certification mark.
The company and the Fairtrade Foundation aim to achieve certification for Cadbury’s Dairy Milk, the UK’s
Fairtrade Foundation plays down low wage claims
The Fairtrade Foundation has hit back at newspaper allegations that coffee producers using its label are breaching fair trade principles. The Financial Times has claimed to have found breaches in
From Peterborough to Peru: Zoom into Fairtrade Christmas coffee quiz
A Fairtrade Christmas coffee quiz is being held in Peterborough.
Man behind Kidderminster's Fairtrade town status has died
A DEDICATED Fairtrade campaigner and long-serving member of Wyre Forest Liberal Democrats has died.
The Next Frontier for Fairtrade: Living Incomes in Cocoa
Two forward-thinking brands have deepened their Fairtrade partnerships by making additional financial commitments to cocoa farmers in their supply chains.
Base wage for Fairtrade banana workers
Fairtrade takes huge step towards living wages for banana workers across the globe