Buying Fairtrade Sugar, Spreads and Oil

British consumers and companies choosing Fairtrade sugar sent more than £5million in Fairtrade premium back to sugar cane smallholders last year.

Loading Sugar Cane Consumed in moderation, sugar can provide some of life’s great pleasures and whilst concerns about obesity and health are critically important, few would choose to live without it entirely.

Fairtrade certification in sugar cane focuses on small-scale producers and there are currently 54,000 sugar cane farmers in 19 countries participating in Fairtrade. The main economic provision of Fairtrade Standards in sugar is the Fairtrade Premium of $60 per tonne of sugar ($80 per tonne for certified organic sugar) in addition to the negotiated price.

This is used for projects ranging from improving farming techniques to investing in schools – helping thousands of farmers and their families in countries from Belize to Zambia to take control of their own lives and destinies and improving their communities and their environment.

Fairtrade sugar is stocked by many major retailers and supermarkets – and is used in some chocolate bars as well as by restaurants and ice cream makers. Next time you bake a cake or sprinkle sugar on your pancakes, make it Fairtrade and make life a little sweeter for the farmers who produced it as well.

Read more about Fairtrade sugar farmers.

Where to buy Fairtrade Sugar, Spreads and Oil

Coffee Plant

Coffee Plant

We specialise in pure Arabica coffees which are both organic and Fairtrade.

Co-op

The Co-operative

100% Fairtrade own label from Belize since 2016. And supporting farmers in Belize as major stockists of Tate & Lyle.

Essential Trading

Essential Trading

One of the largest worker co-operatives in the UK & a pioneer of the wholefood market.

Hilltop Honey

Hilltop Honey

An exciting selection of British, Speciality, Organic, Fairtrade and Manuka honeys.

Liberation Nuts

Liberation Nuts

The UK’s only Fair Trade, farmer-owned nut company.

Raw sugar rocks

Marks and Spencers


Meridian

Meridian

Organic Molasses made in South America by the traditional 3-stage boiling process.

Rayner's

Rayner's

The sweetness and flavour of only the finest Golden Syrup.

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Sainsbury's


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Steenbergs

A delicious range of flavoured sugars, for baking & sprinkling, including cinnamon, vanilla, lavender, rose, lemon, chai & mulled spice.

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Suma

We have been supplying natural, responsibly-sourced products since 1977.

Tate & Lyle

Tate and Lyle

Bringing the authentic source of sweet satisfaction to your family through generations.

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The Pearls of Samarkand

For top quality Fairtrade organic plant-based GF products from The Pearls of Samarkand brand.

Traidcraft

Traidcraft

Sustainably sourced Fairtrade sugar from traditional smallholder plots in Mauritius.

Waitrose

Waitrose


Westray Chutney

Westray Chutney

Artisan chutney from the Orkney island of Westray.

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Zaytoun

Creating and developing a UK market for artisanal Palestinian produce.