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Ripe with potential: the many benefits of Fairtrade avocados

We explore why Fairtrade avocados are good for our health, and also for the communities who grow them.

5 min read | January 7, 2022

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Why Fairtrade is vital for flower producers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Flower workers are particularly vulnerable to acute food insecurity as earnings are low; without wages and no savings, the largely migrant workforce have no way of paying for food.

3 min read | June 17, 2020

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Kenyan worker tells her story of a flower industry devastated by COVID-19

In words that will resonate with people all around the world, ‘Since the pandemic started, our life has really changed’ says Grace Otieno, a worker on a Fairtrade certified farm in the Naivasha region of Kenya.

5 min read | April 28, 2020

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Fairtrade flowers help empower women in Ethiopia

As summer arrives in the UK, inspiring gardeners and horticultural enthusiasts across the country, Fairtrade’s Flower Manager Anna Barker speaks to some of the Ethiopian workers who provide us with year round blooms.

4 min read | May 20, 2019

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