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    25 Years of Fairtrade Impact

    4 October 2019 by Justin Avern

    Fairtrade is celebrating 25 years of Fairtrade products in the UK. But what impact has this had on the lives of farming communities around the word?

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    25 Facts about Fairtrade

    2 October 2019 by Katy O'Brien

    As we celebrate 25 years of Fairtrade products in the UK, and 25 years of positive impact for farming communities around the world, we share 25 facts about Fairtrade that you may not know.

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    What are the Fairtrade Standards?

    15 August 2019 by Stefan Donnelly

    When you buy a Fairtrade product, you expect the farmers and workers who produced it to have received a fair price. But did you know about the list of requirements, called the Fairtrade Standards, covering workers’ rights, environmental protection, gender and transparency, that also have to be met?

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    Top 10 Facts about Fairtrade gold

    17 July 2019 by David Finlay

    Across cultures and throughout history, people have coveted gold, using the precious metal for jewellery, money and technology. How much do you know about gold mining and its star-spangled origins?

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    Worried about wildlife? Sustainable agriculture could be the answer.

    22 May 2019 by Marika McAlevey, Fairtrade Sweden

    Earth's species are dying out faster than ever before, according to a new UN report. It’s clearly a global crisis - but it also directly affects us in our own local environment. We have to find a way to halt this catastrophic crisis in nature, and sustainable agriculture could provide the answer.

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    7 Stunning Ecotourism Holiday Destinations

    15 April 2019 by Heather Nicholson

    Hiking in the mountains or lazing on golden sands, getting lost in a foreign city or island hopping; make a difference with your next adventure!

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    Fairtrade coffee farmers choose organic

    22 March 2019 by Anna Pierides

    Anna Pierides, coffee supply chain manager at the Fairtrade Foundation, takes a closer look at why and how Fairtrade coffee farmers are moving to more organic practices.

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    6 Reasons why you should buy Fairtrade Flowers

    14 February 2019 by Anna Barker

    Did you know that during colder months, when you buy a bunch of roses in the UK, they are often grown in Africa? 

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    7 things people get wrong about Fairtrade

    1 February 2019 by Patrick Say, Fairtrade Foundation

    Most people are familiar with Fairtrade, so why do the same misconceptions about what it is and how it actually works keep cropping up?

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    Top 10 Facts about Fairtrade Cotton

    14 January 2019 by Heather Nicholson

    Cotton is the world's oldest commercial crop and is grown in more than 100 countries. How much do you know about this fibre and the people who produce it?

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