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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.

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.

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.

Can Fairtrade keep young people farming?

Who'd be a farmer in 2016? This question is even more pertinent for the children of farmers in developing countries as it is for those of struggling farmers in the UK.

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?

Seven tips for a sustainable christmas

The countdown to Christmas has truly begun. What better opportunity to start a family tradition of giving what is good for our loved ones, the producers and the planet? With some inspirational top tips from Fairtrade friends, and sustainability practitioners, now is the perfect time to step up your shopping game.

Not our GDP? Learning from Brexit about inclusive economic growth

Ian Bretman has worked with the Fair Trade movement for more than 30 years. Here he shares his thoughts on what the vote to leave the EU might be telling us and why we need trade and business which works for everyone.

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.

Meet the maker - Erica Sharpe

One of the UK's leading contemporary jewellers, Erica Sharpe, knows how to make every conversation count. She’s now proving Fairtrade gold can become the norm in the jewellery industry – and it’s what shoppers expect.