12 February, 2018

On Valentines Day Say it with Fairtrade

by Emily McCoy

Roses are red, violets are blue, and we at Fairtrade couldn’t do it without you

Make this a Valentine’s to remember as your love helps transform the lives of over 1.6 million farmers and workers in developing countries. Flowers are a favourite gift for loved ones, but your loving gift doesn’t have to come at the expense of someone else. 

Fairtrade means that the people producing your gifts get a fair deal. From flowers to chocolate and even beautiful Fairtrade gold jewellery, you can find that perfect present for your special person.

Liz Earle Fairtrade Gold Mangrove heartsFine & Fair Fairtrade Earrings

RRP: Gold and yellow gold earrings £142, rhodium/silver earrings £136.

Available from: Cred Jewellery & Liz Earle Wellbeing

These beautiful Mangrove Heart Stud earrings by Liz Earle are the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day. Available in 3 colours – 24ct rose and yellow, gold vermeil or rhodium plated silver – the Mangrove Heart Stud Earrings are handmade by skilled artisans in Peru’ and 100% certified Fairtrade. 

Arena Flowers - Dozen Red Fairtrade Roses for Valentines DayArena Fairtrade Red Roses 

RRP: 12 roses £29.99

Available from: Arenaflowers’s online shop

One of the most iconic Valentine’s gifts with a very special value: Fairtrade Roses are handpicked by local farm workers in Kenya. Through Fairtrade Arena’s flower growers can invest in more sustainable farming techniques and take home a fair wage to care for their loved ones too. 

Fairtrade Rapture Flower BouquetRapture Fairtrade Luxury Bouquet

RRP:  12 roses £22.99, 24 roses £32.99 

Available from: eflorist’s online shop

When you don’t need words…. but just Fairtrade roses! This gorgeous bouquet with red, white and pink Fairtrade roses is the perfect gift to show your love in a striking range of colour. 

Chocolate & Love

Chocolate & Love 

RRP: £2.99 each

Available from: Waitrose, Ocado. For full list of stockists see Chocolate and Love’s website and click Where to Buy.

Chocolate & Love! What a perfect combination for Valentine’s Day! Right from the name and design, this exquisite Swiss style chocolate is a sweet delight this Valentine's Day. A range of flavours for every taste, the chocolate is  Fairtrade, organic, dairy free… cocoa comes from Fairtrade farms in Panama, Peru and the Dominican Republic. 

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