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10 facts about Fairtrade coffee

Coffee is one of the world’s most popular beverages. In the UK, we drink approximately 95 million cups of coffee per day, it is a lucrative multi-billion pound business. However, a closer look at the supply chain shows coffee is a complex and often an unfair affair for the person behind every bean – the farmer. Fairtrade drives a fairer, more sustainable way of trading.  

Do not be fooled! Living Wage benchmarks should reflect real cost of living

On 1 April 2016, the Government set minimum wage level for over 25s came into force, in a rebranding exercise that now calls it a National Living Wage.

Suffolk Fairtraders join forces

The launch of the Suffolk Association of Fairtrade Towns this summer is a much needed boost for poor farming communities around the world.

Bake a difference!

If you’re a lover of baking, what better way to enjoy your Fairtrade ingredients than whipping them up into your favourite cake.

Organic is the new green

From the Green Revolution to organic farming. In the heart of India, cotton growers have led the way in rejecting harmful chemicals and GM-seeds, working with nature, rather than against it.  

5 reasons to add some colour in your cup with Clipper green tea

Change is blowing through cafes and supermarket shelves around the UK – on the back of the green tea leaf. As the 'grassy' beverage has a moment, we round up five things that make the UK’s first Fairtrade green tea so special.

Discover Fairtrade Gold - Twitter chat

Gold. A symbol of love, right? Look behind the glitz, and the reality is not so glamorous. Fairtrade works to change this by bringing miners and jewellers together to regulate the industry.

10 Fairtrade Christmas gifts ideas

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. Fairtrade makes a tangible difference to the lives of more than 1.6 million farmers and their families in the poorest parts of the world. So whether you are sharing a box of chocolate on a winter’s evening or buying a gift of jewellery for a loved one, choose Fairtrade – and know the producers are getting a fair deal.

Why I want to cheer, not jeer, what is happening with Cadbury and Fairtrade

Our recent announcement about Fairtrade's new partnership with Cocoa Life has certainly generated plenty of interest, including whether the FAIRTRADE Mark is going to be removed from Cadbury Dairy Milk products in May 2017, and replaced by the company's own Cocoa Life scheme and logo. So, is it true?