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APPG event

On Tuesday 28th February, 45 MPs took part in a Fairtrade Break in Parliament being held to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight, which is asking consumers to think about the farmers and workers in poor countries behind some of the UK’s favourite, every day grocery items.

Epona joins fairtrade textile standard

NUS is converting 100% of its cotton to Fairtrade. This move marks UK’s first step towards running a completely Fairtrade Production supply chain.

Share the love this Valentines as Fairtrade launches in luxury London florists

As sales of Fairtrade flowers from 2019 raise £1.3million for investment in social projects to benefit the workers behind the blooms, the Fairtrade Foundation announces a unique new initiative that will enable even more UK consumers to share the love and for the first time, support a community in Ecuador to benefit from the industry’s most high-impact and transparent solution to sustainability. 

Celebrity speakers join Fairtrade fortnight flagship events across the UK

Manchester, York, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Oxford will host special flagship community events this Fairtrade Fortnight (24 February-8 March 2020) that will feature keynote speeches from two West African women cocoa farmers and panel discussions with other inspirational women from the UK.

Fairtrade Fortnight 2020 She Deserves

The UK is a nation of chocoholics, but many of us don’t know the bitter truth of exploited farmers behind much of the sweet chocolate we enjoy.

Fairtrade draws attention to the gender pay gap in chocolate

Fairtrade’s campaign is shining a light on the exploitation experienced by women farmers. It calls on companies to pay living incomes to cocoa farmers by 2030 to meet the UN’s Global Goals to end poverty.

Fairtrade Premium Initiatives by Sugar Producers in Karnataka During COVID 19

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has put unexpected pressure on all of us, as well as specific areas, such as the global sugar supply chain. 

new research sets out how to achieve breakthrough impact to end cocoa farmer poverty

New report from the Fairtrade - Mondelēz International Cocoa Life partnership outlines key learnings necessary to secure sustainable livelihoods for cocoa growers and communities.

Cooperatives in El Salvador help their associates and communities during the emergency

While COVID-19 arrived late in South America, El Salvador, like many other countries, now must contend with a government issued quarantine. As a result, co-operatives in El Salvador have had to halt their farming operations.