10 Fairtrade drinks for summer 2021

10 Fairtrade drinks for summer 2021

There are plenty of vibrant Fairtrade wines on the market this summer, with rosé to serenade your picnic or crisp white for dining al fresco. Kick start your mornings with Fairtrade iced coffee and keep cool through the day with a selection of refreshing soft drinks. (Sunny weather not guaranteed!)

Here is a selection of Fairtrade drinks to quench your thirst. Cheers to summer!

Fairtrade wine

Co-op Fairtrade rose

Co-op Fairtrade rosé  

A vibrant, fruity rosé from the picturesque Famatina Valley in Argentina. The money from Fairtrade sales has helped La Riojana provide computer labs in three communities, including equipment, maintenance and free IT courses for children and adults.

Check stock of this rosé at your nearest Co-op

HUN wine Rose

Hun Wines

Think premium Provence style from the heart of South Africa, a pale orange-tinted pink colour with an assertive, complex and dry flavour palate, hints of grapefruit and strawberries and a touch of acidity to finish. Perfect for a summer picnic.

Buy Hun Wines in your nearest Tesco

Lidl Chenin Blanc

Lidl Fairtrade Chenin Blanc 

Originally from the Loire Valley in France, Chenin Blanc has made itself very much at home on the South African Cape, producing lovely dry whites. This Lidl wine is rounded and balanced with appetising apple and citrus notes.

Buy Fairtrade Chenin Blanc from Lidl stores

Sauvignon Blanc Zebra View

M&S Fairtrade Sauvignon Blanc 

This M&S Fairtrade Zebra View Sauvignon Blanc is crisply dry with tasting notes of Elderflower, fig and green pepper. Best served deliciously chilled.

Buy M&S Fairtrade Sauvignon Blanc from M&S and Ocado

Waitrose Chenin Blanc

Waitrose Fairtrade Chenin Blanc

Zesty and refreshing, this Chenin Blanc has flavours of green apple, fresh peach and bright citrus with a streak of stony minerality. Profits contribute to the community on the Stellenrust wine farm where it’s made. The perfect accompaniment to seafood, salads or aromatic Asian inspired dishes.

Buy Fairtrade Chenin Blanc from Waitrose

Fairtrade Iced Coffee

Co-op Iced coffee Cafe Latte

Co-op own brand iced café latte

Refreshing and smooth, a deliciously cool alternative for those of us who enjoy a coffee fix on a hot day

Buy Co-op’s iced café latte from their online shop

Lofbergs Iced espresso

Lofbergs iced coffee double espresso

A deliciously smooth, organic iced coffee made with Fairtrade Arabica, a little Fairtrade sugar and skimmed milk. The packaging can be recycled with your paper collection. Simply chill and enjoy!

Buy Lofbergs iced coffee double espresso from Co-op

Fairtrade soft drinks

LemonAid Lime

Charitea and LemonAid

Available in a range of flavours, Lemonaid is made from organic fruit and Fairtrade sugar. Every bottle sold supports social projects. How refreshing!

Buy LemonAid from Ocado

Gusto Real Cola

Gusto real cola and cherry cola

Gusto Organic’s Great Taste award-winning Real Cola and Cherry Cola have launched in 70 Sainsbury’s stores across England as part of the Taste of the Future trial bay.

Gusto blend bourbon vanilla with organic spices and essential oils to create two refreshing colas. Both colas support a Fairtrade agave project in Jalisco in Mexico that covers a co-operative of 200 farms and that delivers a fair wage for farmers, promotes workers’ rights, gender equality and respect for indigenous peoples. The drinks also support a Fairtrade vanilla project in Madagascar.

Buy Gusto Colas from Sainsbury’s

Buy Gusto Colas from Amazon

Karma Drinks Gingerella

Karma Cola and Gingerella

Organic and Fairtrade. Every drink does good. Gingerella’s fiery kick comes from organic ginger grown in the rainforest of Sri Lanka, organic lemons, vanilla, sugar, and a fair deal for the people who grow them.

Buy Gingerella from Waitrose

Buy Gingerella from Ocado

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