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    7 Fairtrade snack ideas to celebrate the World Cup

    26 June 2018 by Bronagh McDermott

    With the FIFA World Cup in full swing, all this cheering is making us peckish. From healthy snacks to delicious thirst-quenchers, here are 7 Fairtrade products to get you in the World Cup spirit! 

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  • Top 10 Fairtrade Summer Goodies

    10 Fairtrade products to try this summer

    13 June 2018 by Harri Gurney-Hill

    It’s time for another round up of Fairtrade products which get a big summer thumbs up from us.

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    Meet Fairtrade flower farmer Rosemary Achieng

    8 March 2018 by Fairtrade International

    Rosemary Achieng a Fairtrade flower farmer from Kenya talks about how the Gender Committee has changed her life.

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  • On Valentines Day Say it with Fairtrade

    12 February 2018 by sitecore\Emccoy

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

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    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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    Festive Fairtrade gifts for Christmas

    1 December 2017 by Emily McCoy, Fairtrade

    Minced pies, Christmas lunches, baubles and present wrapping! Yes, the festivities are upon us. Here’s a handful of exciting and scrumptious ways you can add a handful of hearty jingle to your celebrations.

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    10 Fairtrade Christmas gifts ideas

    30 November 2016 by Anna Galandzij for the Fairtrade Foundation

    The spirit of Christmas is the spirit of giving. With just one month to go, we round up a selection of Fairtrade gifts that are not only ideal for Christmas but are a real force for good in the world.

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    Blooming futures of flower workers and their families

    12 May 2016 by Jennifer Shepherd, Flower Supply Chain Manager

    This week Lidl becomes the latest UK supermarket to offer its customers Fairtrade flowers as it launches a range of roses from Tanzania in all its stores across the country.  This new range* will see Fairtrade flowers blooming on the high street alongside those sold in Sainsbury’s, the Co-op, Aldi, Morrisons, M&S, Asda and Tesco. Jennifer Shepherd looks at the many positives Fairtrade flowers have already brought to poor communities.

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    Behind the Petal

    8 March 2016 by Tsitsi Choruma, Chief Operating Officer at Fairtrade Africa and Senior Advisor on Gender

    Gender inequality is often seen as a women’s issue. Wrong! Gender is not about women - it’s about power balances between men and women, and relationships which are free from prejudice. Achieving gender equality in agriculture means empowering farmers, farm workers and their employers to build communities where everybody feels equally valued.

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