Trying Veganuary this year or just fancy cutting back on meat and dairy? The good news is that there are many products available that are both vegan and Fairtrade.
Bare Bar Natural Deodorant
Natural deodorant bar made with soothing Fairtrade organic coconut oil. Earth Conscious solid deodorant bars are vegan with no aluminum, parabens or no artificial fragrances. Coming to you plastic free in biodegradable, recyclable packaging.
Choose from a range of fragrances: lemon and rosemary, unscented, jasmine and rose, lavender and tea tree, grapefruit and lemon.
Ben & Jerry’s Sundae Caramel Cafe Vegan Ice Cream
Ben & Jerry’s Non-Dairy range is made with non-dairy milk and is certified vegan. All of the cocoa, sugar, bananas and vanilla used in the range are Fairtrade certified.
There are a variety of flavours available, including the classic Cookies on Cookie Dough and Chocolate Fudge Brownie.
Available in most supermarkets. See Ben & Jerry’s list of stores
Chocolate and Love Fairtrade organic vegan chocolate
Chocolate and Love produce fine quality organic chocolate using ethically sourced ingredients. Their entire range is Fairtrade with cacao, cane sugar, vanilla and coffee sourced from Fairtrade co-operatives.
Their vegan chocolates include Dark Chocolate and Orange and the delicious Madagascar Dark Chocolate and Pomegranate.
Cocoa Loco Dark Chocolate Mango
Slices of fruity dried mango like you’ve never tried before. Dipped in bittersweet, velvety dark 73% Fairtrade and organic chocolate, it’s so indulgent you won’t even notice how quickly the mango pieces disappear!
Cocoa Loco products are organic, Fairtrade certified and palm oil free.
Cotswold Fudge Co. vegan fudge
Cotswold Fudge Co. make their deliciously creamy fudge by hand in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds. Check out their sea salt, chocolate and vanilla flavoured non-dairy fudge.
Divine Smooth Dark Chocolate with Mint Crisp
Divine was the UK’s first farmer-owned confectionery brand. It is now co-owned by the 85,000 farmer members of Kuapa Kokoo co-operative in Ghana.
An extensive range of flavoured bars, all of Divine’s chocolate is Fairtrade certified.
Made with cocoa farmed in São Tomé, the Divine Organic collection is 100% organic, vegan, certified Fairtrade, and exceptionally special.
FAIR Squared Shea Massage Candle
Made with Fairtrade cocoa butter, coconut oil and carnauba wax, this vegan candle is two-in-one. It releases a subtly citrus aroma, and the warm oil from the candle can also be applied to the skin as a soothing balm or massage oil. Clever!
Get creative with spices to make your vegan recipes sing! Luckily there are plenty of high-quality Fairtrade spices available. Look out for BART and Steenbergs.
Try making a coconut curry with Ma’s Happy Life Fairtrade coconut milk, Fairtrade turmeric, salt and pepper; for inspiration here’s Melissa Hemsley’s Quick Coconut Lentils with Pickled Onion recipe
An award-winning cool-climate South African pale rosé made in the popular French Provence style. Enjoy summer cherry and fragrant blossom notes. On the palate, it is dry with medium acidity and a lengthy flavour.
HUN is the UK’s first Fairtrade wine in a can and is also fully recyclable and vegan friendly.
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MA’s Happy Life Kitchen Fairtrade Organic Coconut Milk
Sourced from small-scale farmers and processed in the heart of Sri Lanka, Ma’s Fairtrade Coconut Milk is 100% organic. This vegan coconut milk is an excellent base for vegan desserts such as banoffee pie or savoury dishes such as rich, creamy curries.
Naissance Organic Fairtrade Cocoa Butter Unrefined (No. 303)
Naissance Fairtrade and organic unrefined, food grade cocoa butter. This rich chocolatey butter is ideal for homemade skincare products, Cruelty Free and Vegan Friendly.
Derived from the humble cocoa bean, cocoa butter is one of nature’s best moisturisers and is found in many beauty products.
PICO vegan organic chocolate
Pico’s entire range of quality chocolate is vegan, palm-oil free, organic and Fairtrade.
They source their high-quality cocoa beans from farming organisations in Central and South America, which is then passed to master chocolatiers in Switzerland. Look out for fun flavours such as mint crisp, salted caramel and coconut milk.
Quinola Black, Red and Pearl Quinoa
Quinoa is so nutritious that NASA feeds it to astronauts on deep space missions.
Rocket fuel your day with Quinola’s organic grains grown by Fairtrade farmers in Peru. Choose between dried grains or microwave-ready packets of pearl, red and black quinoa.
Fancy switching things up a bit? Trade rice for Fairtrade quinoa in your next rice-based dish. It’s perfectly delicious with everything, from salads to your favourite veggie curry.
Tilimuqui Organic Fairtrade Malbec
Tilimuqui Organic Fairtrade Malbec from Argentina is a rich red with a spicy complex finish.
Grown in high alititude vineyards in north Argentina where arid soils create super-ripe grapes. This is an intensely rich red wine that is also organic and vegan friendly.
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Every Fairtrade purchase makes a real difference to Fairtrade farmers and workers. There are over 6,000 Fairtrade products available in the UK – look out for the FAIRTRADE Mark on your next grocery shop.