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  • Farmers in Peru

    8 ways Fairtrade farmers protect the environment

    5 June 2018 by Heather Nicholson

    Farmers say climate change is one of the number one threats they face. Millions of farmers around the world who rely on agriculture for their livelihoods are among the worst affected.

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  • Cafedirect - INSPIRE Peru - Chirinos Centre of Excellence

    Cafedirect: sharing knowledge to inspire change

    2 November 2017 by Emily McCoy

    Cafédirect talk us through their work up close and personal with coffee producers in Peru. Through a new project they are inspiring the production of top quality Fairtrade coffee. 

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  • Fairtrade in the words of Liz Earle MBE

    22 June 2017 by Liz Earle MBE

    Liz Earle’s award-winning Fairtrade jewellery collection, Fair and Fine, in currently on display in a pop-up window at Liberty, London for two weeks until 2nd July. Here she tells us why she believes in Fairtrade.

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  • Child holding packet of quinoa

    Can Fairtrade keep young people farming?

    30 November 2016 by Patrick Say

    Who'd be a farmer in 2016? This question is even more pertinent for the children of farmers in developing countries as it is for those of struggling farmers in the UK.

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  • Peru 1

    Gold: A precarious existence

    20 August 2015 by Victoria Waugh, Major Account Manager for the Fairtrade Foundation

    Victoria Waugh recounts her trip to Peru to meet Fairtrade gold miners.

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  • Raw Chocolate Company 2

    Chocolate made with real love

    12 August 2015 by By Kris McGowan, Customer Insight, The Raw Chocolate Company

    Dragons’ Den winner the Raw Chocolate Company on how it set off on a mission to offer chocolate that ticks all boxes

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    I Definitely Do. Why You Should Only Buy Fairtrade Gold

    30 January 2015 by Harriet Lamb, CEO of Fairtrade International

    It's that time of year: still heady from New Year parties, we all commit to wild new beginnings, reforming ourselves into slim, teetotal nuns dedicated to spreading love and peace. Which is why January can be so depressing: because before long the cold truth dawns that we are in fact much closer to being Bridget Jones than Mother Theresa.

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