Look forward to lunchtime with Fairtrade honey sandwiches – try drizzling honey on your cheese sandwiches for a delicious twist. Hilltop Honey makes all kinds of different honeys from British blossom to Scottish heather honey, see what’s available in your nearest stockist. Look for the Fairtrade Mark.
Hilltop Honey available from Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Ocado, Morrisons, Amazon and more.
Jam sandwiches anyone? Pick up a jar of Fairtrade seedless rasperry jam from your local M&S or organic and Fairtrade strawberry jam from Traidcraft.
Bees wax sandwich wrapper
Ditch the cling film and wrap your Fairtrade sandwiches in a beautifully designed, sustainable bees wax wrap.
Fairtrade quinoa wraps
Take a break from sandwiches with a protein-packed quinoa salad or quinoa wrap using Quinola’s Fairtrade grains. Get inspiration (and food cravings) from looking through Quinola’s recipe bank.
Available from Ocado
The nutritional powerhouse that tastes so good – Fairtrade bananas are sold in most major UK supermarkets. Co-op, Waitrose, Ocado and Sainsbury’s sell 100% of their bananas Fairtrade. Other supermarkets also sell Fairtrade bananas so look out for the Fairtrade stickers.
Try out our delicious Fairtrade banana cake recipe for an after school treat.
For a mid-morning boost or to beat the post-lunch slump, tuck into a Fruity Beauties bar. They’re organic, vegan and packed full of Fairtrade fruit.
Step up your snack game with Zaytoun’s medjoul dates. Medjoul dates are known as the ‘King of dates’ due to their size and rich caramel flavour. They’re also high in fibre and potassium.
Available from Traidcraft, Ethical Superstore and Amazon
Tropical Wholefoods offer a range of dried fruit including dried Raisins, apricots, sultanas or pineapple.
Available from Wholefoods, Holland and Barrett, Planet Organic, Oxfam shops that sell food and Traidcraft church sales.
Hand-popped butterfly corn, sprinkled with a rich blend of Fairtrade cocoa and Demerara sugar.
Available from Ocado, Tesco, Amazon, Waitrose among others.
Brighten up the first day of school (or any day!) with Maltesers. The standard packs, fun-size and boxes of traditional Maltesers are all Fairtrade.
Fruit Hit makes a range of tasty Fairtrade fruit juices and smoothies perfect for quenching thirst at lunchtime.
Available from Amazon.
Fairtrade tea and coffee
You’re going to need some energy to put together these lunchboxes! Pour yourself a cup of Fairtrade coffee or tea to get you through the meal prepping. Widely available – always look for the Fairtrade Mark.
Kool Skools ethical uniforms
Kool Skools source Fairtrade, organic cotton for their uniforms and the polyester in their main range is made from recycled waste such as plastic bottles.
If it’s not listed, talk to your school about sourcing ethical uniforms in future and fill out Kool Skools’ sign up your school form.