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    11 Essential Fairtrade Teas

    18 April 2019 by Emily McCoy

    Tea is traditionally one of us Brits' favourite drinks. Its history goes back to imperial times when tea was a key commodity traded from overseas – at vast expense.

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    8 Ethical Fairtrade Easter Eggs

    2 April 2019 by Bethan Bottomley

    With Easter arriving late this year the anticipation for chocolate treats is building and we can’t get these eggs out of our head!

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    Choose Fairtrade for Mother's Day

    28 March 2019 by Emily McCoy

    Stuck for inspiration this Mother’s Day? Check out these fantastic Fairtrade options that support mothers around the world.

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    15 Fairtrade Chocolate Choices You Can Find on the High Street

    28 February 2019 by Katy O'Brien

    I need chocolate - now! We've all been there - it's Friday, we've been at work all week, we deserve a treat. But a treat for us shouldn't be at the expense of others. We don't want exploitation and poverty to be the cost of our chocolate bar.

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    Fairtrade Baking Ingredients

    23 February 2019 by Katy O'Brien

    It’s easy to forget when we’re baking a cake, that the ingredients we use have been grown by people just like us, in countries across the world. Planted, tended, picked and cared-for by someone as part of their job. To think that they might not have been paid fairly for this work is almost unimaginable.

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    How to Make sure your Christmas is ethical

    6 December 2018 by Emily McCoy, Fairtrade Foundation

    Every year Christmas seems to be bigger, louder, more colourful, and require more spending. But this year, there’s been a change in shopping sprees – and more people are searching for an ethical answer.

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    How a scoop of ice cream can make the world of difference

    3 December 2018 by Will Thacker

    Putting up your feet and kicking back with a tub of Spice and All Things N’ice feels like a treat… a little indulgent even. But here’s the inside scoop: Fairtrade ice cream does a world of good for farming communities. Read on, and it won’t just be the gingerbread chunks warming your heart…


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    Festive Fairtrade Christmas gifts and ethical treats

    30 November 2018 by Emily McCoy

    Get your Fairtrade Christmas all wrapped up with this wonderful selection of ethical lovelies. 

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    12 tips for reducing food waste

    24 October 2018 by Bronagh McDermott

    From food sharing apps to tasty leftovers, there are plenty of ways to combat food waste at home. 

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    Which coffee shops near me sell Fairtrade

    10 October 2018 by Emily McCoy

    You might make a point of buying Fairtrade in your weekly shop, but when you’re out and about it’s not always so easy. There are so many coffee shops and fancy hot beverages on offer that it can be difficult to know which are fair and which ‘not so much’.

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