It's Fairtrade Fortnight! From 26 February to 11 March join us in supporting the farmers and workers who grow our food. With Fairtrade we have the power to change the world every day. Fairtrade opens doors. Come on in.


It's a shocking fact that millions of farmers and workers who produce the food we love still don’t earn enough to feed their own families. It’s time for this injustice to end. Fairtrade Fortnight puts a spotlight on trade. When trade is fair it has the potential to improve the lives of the people who grow our food. 

Here's what you can do get get involved. If you are a business or a campaigner, you will also find helpful information on the links at the bottom of this page.

#FairtradeFortnight

1. Watch and share

Throughout Fairtrade Fortnight we're introducing you to the people behind our food. The Fairtrade farmers and workers who show the impact Fairtrade can have on them and their communities. Follow us on social media and like, comment and share our posts to support the Fairtrade mission.

Meet Samuel, a coffee farmer in Kenya. This is a 360 film, move around the film with your cursor or mouse to explore.

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2. Make your snack today Fairtrade

Illustration of a bunch of Fairtrade bananasWhen you choose Fairtrade you are helping to ensure that the person who grew the banana you are eating, or the coffee beans used to make your drink, was paid fairly for their work. Commit to making your snack today Fairtrade.

Buy your Fairtrade bananas at Co-op, Waitrose and Sainsburys.

Have you done this? Tell everyone about it...

Share: "I’m making my snack today Fairtrade in support of the farmers who grow our food." 


3. Sign up to our email

Sign up to receive our emails and we'll let you know about Fairtrade events, offers and news. We will also tell you when we are running petitions which you may want to sign - an easy way to contribute to the Fairtrade mission.

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There are many other ways you can be a part of the Fairtrade movement. You can encourage your town to become a Fairtrade Town, or local school to become a Fairtrade School. You can campaign or fundraise. There are lots of links below to inspire you.

Thank you for your support and for helping to make Fairtrade Fortnight 2018, our best yet!

Useful information


  • Fairtrade Fortnight 2018

    Fairtrade Fortnight for Businesses

    Fairtrade Fortnight is the perfect opportunity to talk about why you support Fairtrade and the impact that it can have.

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    Fairtrade Fortnight for Campaigners

    Fairtrade Fortnight is an action-packed highlight of the year, when campaigners, businesses, schools and places of worship show their support for the farmers and workers who grow our food in developing countries.

    If you are looking for materials to order for Fairtrade Fortnight, visit our eshop


  • A worker checks and washes Fairtrade bananas in Coobana, Panama

    Come on in to Coobana Fairtrade Farm

    Welcome to Coobana, a co-operative in Panama that was formed in 1991 when a group of 74 courageous workers came together to take their future into their own hands.

  • Samuel and Esther Coffee Farmers, Kenya

    Come on in - meet the Fairtrade farmers

    Meet the people at the heart of Fairtrade - the Fairtrade farmers and workers. The people behind some of our favourite food and drinks. 

  • Fairtrade Fortnight 2017 break clock

    How to put Fairtrade in your break

    When we reach for our favourite food and drink each day without thinking about where it comes from, we may be feeding exploitation. We become part of the problem.