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  • Tate & Lyle honeycomb peanut bars

    Honeycomb Peanut Biscuit bars by Tate and Lyle

    26 October 2019 by Tate & Lyle

    Sweet, buttery, crunchy and crumbly- shortbread biscuit is a perfect combination of flavours and textures. Try this luxurious bicky with a bottom layer made from shortbread, the middle layer filled with lush honeycomb and salted peanut caramel, and the top layer made with dark chocolate.

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  • Sugar cane farmer in Malawi

    Devastating Floods Hit Fairtrade Sugar Farmers in Malawi

    1 April 2019 by Martine Parry

    Fairtrade sugar cane farmers tell us about the catastrophic damage caused by Cyclone Idai.

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  • Fairtrade Baking Ingredients

    Bake a Difference with these 20 Fairtrade Baking Ingredients

    23 February 2019 by Katy O'Brien

    It’s easy to forget when we’re baking, that the ingredients we use have been grown in countries around 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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  • Fairtrade Chocolate Mocha Brownies

    Fairtrade Chocolate Mocha Brownies

    9 January 2019 by Tate & Lyle

    Rich and gooey, these brownies hit the spot when you want an indulgent chocolate fix. Serve on their own, with ice cream, or cut into tiny squares to serve with after dinner coffee.

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  • Anna Jones - coconut raspberry cakes

    Anna Jones's Raspberry and Coconut Cakes

    16 August 2018 by Anna Jones

    Try popular cook and writer, Anna Jones's special cakes made for her mum with Fairtrade ingredients! 

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  • Worker at Panda Flowers, Kenya

    How Fairtrade and producers are tackling challenges together

    7 February 2018 by Will Thacker

    The challenges facing farmers and workers are painfully real, and the solutions require a long-term commitment, strong standards, a dedicated support network and a passion for justice. On all fronts, Fairtrade is up for the fight.

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  • Tom Hunt Apricot Frangipane Recipe

    Tom Hunt Recipe for Baked Apricot Frangipane

    21 August 2017 by Emily McCoy

    In this recipe, Tom Hunt, award-winning chef, food writer and food-waste campaigner, uses a summer fruit favourite for a classic British treat.

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  • Colombia 3

    Putting an end to child labour in supply chains

    6 June 2016 by Marike de Peña, Board Chair, Fairtrade International

    A remarkable story emerged from Berlin recently when five children aged 10 and 11 approached high street fashion outlets asking for a job, saying they were willing to work long hours for low pay. Not surprisingly, they were rejected and told they were far too young to be employed - that it would be “child labour.”


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  • Sugar

    Drinks that do good

    27 May 2016 by Fraser Johnston, Business Development Manager at Natural Beverage Co.

    2016 is a big year for brands looking to tap into the growing health conscious audience. And the soft drinks market is ripe and for the picking. As the pioneer in fairly traded soft drinks, Natural Beverages Co., celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, Fraser Johnston explains how the company combines innovation with their Fairtrade values.

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  • Jamaican Flag

    Cameron yet to hit the sweet spot for Jamaican sugar farmers

    2 October 2015 by Michael Gidney, CEO Fairtrade Foundation

    David Cameron’s trip to Jamaica this week was meant to “reinvigorate” ties between the UK and its former colony...

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