1. Sainsbury set to drop plastic packaging on bananas

    Sainsbury’s is about to ditch plastic packaging on its five-pack Fairtrade bananas. The move sees the grocer replace the plastic bag with a paper band, rolling out to all stores from 22 May.…
    freshplaza.com
  2. The rising cost of living doesn't mean ethical finance needs to fall by the wayside

    You can still ‘green’ your money even if times are hard, says Becky O’Connor, who recommends everything from growing your own vegetables to switching bank accounts
    inews.co.uk
  3. Cream Of The Crop Strikes Ripe Partnership with Fyffes - FFT

    Zero waste foods brand, Cream Of The Crop, has announced an official sustainability-focused partnership with Fyffes – one of the world’s leading distributors of tropical produce, and currently Europe’s largest importer of Fairtrade bananas. Fyffes has set itself a global target of reducing food waste by as much as 80% by 2030 and the new…
    FFT
  4. World Fairtrade Day: What does it mean and why is it important?

    We have all bought, or at least seen, the Fairtrade labels on products in supermarkets, but supporting Fairtrade goes further than that. One of the aims
    The Courier
  5. Fairtrade Canada Celebrates May Fairtrade Month With #Itsonlyfair Campaign, Raising Awareness of the Inequities in Pay for Farmers and Workers - Perishable News

    Throughout May, Fairtrade Canada – the Canadian chapter of Fairtrade International, the world’s most recognized label for social justice and sustainability – will celebrate the farmers, workers, brands, retailers, and advocates who make up the Fairtrade system during their Fairtrade Month campaign. The month-long campaign will answer the…
    Perishable News
  6. Teaching Resources

    Teaching resources for how Fairtrade and farmers are facing the climate crisis together.
    Fairtrade Australia New Zealand
  7. Ulverston group plans market stall for World Fairtrade Day - The Westmorland Gazette

    Ulverston group plans market stall for World Fairtrade Day - The Westmorland Gazette
    thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk
  8. Lidl introduces ‘living wage’ bananas for the benefit of overseas workers

    Lidl will be the first retailer in Germany to use Fairtrade’s living wage tools and pay an additional price premium for the bananas they buy from plantations. In doing so, the company is…
    freshplaza.com
  9. Ulverston group plans market stall for World Fairtrade Day

    AN Ulverston group is planning a market stall for World Fairtrade Day.
    The Mail
  10. Young people in Glossopdale learn more about Fairtrade

    Young people in Glossopdale have been learning more about all aspects of Fairtrade by taking part in a special quiz. 
    Quest Media Network
  11. Coop boosts rose range and expands fairtrade offering

    The Coop has expanded its range of rosé wines in the run up to summer, and is looking to convert all of its South American wines to Fairtrade over the next few years. 
    The Drinks Business
  12. Coop boosts rose range and expands fairtrade offering - The Drinks Business

    Coop boosts rose range and expands fairtrade offering - The Drinks Business
    thedrinksbusiness.com
  13. Strategies For Global Ethical Food Market Players In 2022-2026 Market Forecast Period

    The Business Research Company’s Ethical Food Global Market Report 2022 – Market Size, Trends, And Global Forecast 2022-2026
    EIN News
  14. New Fairtrade report highlights how cocoa sector can help farmers progress toward living incomes

    The Fairtrade Foundation has released a new report revealing key insights into factors it says can “either enable or jeopardise the ability of cocoa co-operatives to create and fairly distribute positive benefits to their farmer members.”
    confectionerynews.com
  15. Peace Advocates Must Meet People Where They Are – OpEd - Eurasia Review

    Peace Advocates Must Meet People Where They Are – OpEd - Eurasia Review
    eurasiareview.com
  16. Meet the artisan jeweller whose ethical designs are inspired by nature

    Clio Saskia uses recycled 18 karat gold for her collection work, as well as ethically sourced, traceable sapphires and other gemstones she mined herself.
    euronews
  17. Fairtrade Canada Celebrates Fairtrade Month, Educates Shoppers on Fairer Trading

    Throughout May, Fairtrade Canada – the Canadian chapter of Fairtrade International, a recognized label for social justic | “Fairtrade Month is the perfect time for people to commit to supporting the farmers and workers responsible for the goods we enjoy every day...” says Julie Francoeur, CEO of Fairtrade Canada.
    World Tea News
  18. Fairtrade report highlights key means of supporting cocoa growing co-operatives

    Proposals for improving cocoa farming co-operatives have been revealed in a new report from the Fairtrade Foundation examining best practice in supporting core farming communities serving the confectionery sector, reports Neill Barston.