One in three bananas bought in the UK is Fairtrade and it makes a huge difference to thousands of farmers, workers and their families.

Farmer cleaning bananas for exportThe price of a banana bought in a UK supermarket has dropped from around 18p a decade ago to just 11p now. The result is that for farmers and workers in countries like Colombia and the Dominican Republic, growing bananas for a living is becoming unsustainable.

But buying Fairtrade bananas in the UK means that producers are guaranteed a minimum price, get an extra premium to invest in their community and have improved workplace conditions and protection.

Read more about Fairtrade banana farmers and workers

Where to buy Fairtrade Bananas