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  • Shopping trolley full of Fairtrade products

    Why we should buy more Fairtrade products

    19 February 2018 by Justin Avern

    For every banana to every coffee bean that is sold on Fairtrade terms, a bit more money goes to the community.

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  • On Valentines Day Say it with Fairtrade

    12 February 2018 by Emily McCoy

    Roses are red, violets are blue, and we at Fairtrade couldn’t do it without you

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  • Worker at Panda Flowers, Kenya

    How Fairtrade and producers are tackling challenges together

    7 February 2018 by Will Thacker

    The challenges facing farmers and workers are painfully real, and the solutions require a long-term commitment, strong standards, a dedicated support network and a passion for justice. On all fronts, Fairtrade is up for the fight.

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  • Growing Women in Coffee - women smiling in Kenya

    Women doing it for themselves: the first coffee grown by women in Kenya

    5 February 2018 by Marion Ng ang a Fairtrade Africa

    Growing Women In Coffee is a project managed by Marion Ng’ang’a, an agronomist employed by Fairtrade Africa. She tells us how the programme has helped empower women coffee farmers and now, in its third year, launches the first of a new brand of coffee grown by women.

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  • Tom Hunt with Zaytoun producer Bassema Barahmeh in Palestine

    Tom Hunt recipe for a Fairtrade Vegetable Fukhara

    31 January 2018 by Tom Hunt

    Fukhara is a traditional Palestinian clay pot used to cook stews. On my recent trip to Bethlehem with Zaytoun, who produce a delicious Fairtrade olive oil, I learnt to make a fukhara with chef Fadi Kattan.

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  • Fairtrade Coffee - trade customs bills

    The Trade & Customs Bills - the story so far

    22 January 2018 by Helen Dennis Fairtrade Policy Manager

    MPs weren’t given much time to get their feet back under the table after the Christmas break. Both of the Bills that relate to post-Brexit trade policy were up for debate in the House of Commons on their first day back with a vote on the Customs Bill finally taking place at 10.30pm. We always knew that it was going to be tough for development issues to get a look-in. These Bills are dealing with a wide range of issues, including the future protection of UK industries, and of course they h...

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  • Creating Fairtrade Gold Jewellery - copyright Ian Berry

    Tim Ingle talks about Ingle & Rhode's latest Fairtrade Gold Design Awards

    16 January 2018 by Tim Ingle of Ingle and Rhode

    Following the success of last year’s inaugural Fairtrade Gold Design Awards, we are delighted to announce that submissions are now open for this year’s competition.

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  • Fresh Fairtrade Tea

    Good cuppa - 10 facts about Fairtrade tea

    11 December 2017 by Anna Galandzij for the Fairtrade Foundation

    Britons drink 876 cups of tea a year! This International Tea Day we consider the value of making those 876 cups of tea Fairtrade. 

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  • Womens School of Leadership  Cote d Ivoire

    Opportunity for women in West Africa in the Women's School of Leadership

    3 December 2017 by Michelle Gillian

    Michelle Gillian, from the Impact Directorate at the Fairtrade Foundation, went to visit the Women’s School of Leadership school in Cote D’Ivoire to find out more about the programme and what opportunities it is bringing to women in the area.

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  • Merry Christmas Coco Loco advent calendar thumbnail

    Festive Fairtrade gifts for Christmas

    1 December 2017 by Emily McCoy

    Minced pies, Christmas lunches, baubles and present wrapping! Yes, the festivities are upon us. Here’s a handful of exciting and scrumptious ways you can add a handful of hearty jingle to your celebrations.

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