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IDH Banana Commitment – one year on

Find out what steps Fairtrade and UK retailers have taken to close the living wage gap in international banana supply chains by 2027.

4 min read | March 13, 2024

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3 Fairtrade farmers tackling the climate crisis

Foncho, Sadick, Liliane and Mauro are tackling the impact of climate change so they can keep growing the foods we love in the UK.

6 min read | December 12, 2023

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Man shopping at he Endangered Aisle for Fairtrade Fortnight 2023

Shoppers concerned over climate threat to favourite foods

Survey for Fairtrade Fortnight 2023 shows that consumers would be ‘devastated’ to lose their favourite foods to climate change.

2 min read | February 28, 2023

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Top 12 facts about Fairtrade bananas

In the UK we eat over 5 billion bananas every year. How much do you know about this delicious and versatile fruit?

4 min read | August 24, 2022

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Woman washing Fairtrade pineapples

How to get your five a day with Fairtrade fruit

Find out about the wide variety of Fairtrade fruit on UK shelves – beyond the iconic Fairtrade banana.

3 min read | July 21, 2022

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Portrait of Asocoomag women's group posing with a table of their banana products

How women entrepreneurs are changing communities for good with bananas

by Anna Pierides Senior Supply Chain and Programme Manager at Fairtrade Foundation. ‘We are women who have a lot of…

3 min read | August 27, 2021

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Portrait of Carlos Molina, a Fairtrade farmer reaching up next to a bunch of bananas

‘A fighting chance’: how banana farmers are confronting climate change

Behind every Instagram post of a delicious looking banana loaf is the story of a farmer thousands of miles away, struggling to make ends meet.

4 min read | March 3, 2021

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Fairtrade producer inspecting bunches of bananas

Why buying Fairtrade bananas supports farmers in the face of hurricanes, war and disease

High up on the superfood list, bananas are rich in Vitamin B6 and C and are a good source of dietary fibre and manganese. But the true heroes behind Britain’s favorite fruit are farmers like Foncho from northern Colombia who work incredibly hard to grow bananas for us on their small family farms.

6 min read | April 13, 2020

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A selection of Fairtrade baking ingredients

20 Fairtrade Baking Ingredients

By choosing Fairtrade, you can make a difference to the lives of others, just by baking a cake.

6 min read | February 23, 2019

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Fairtrade Banana Cake Recipe

Gather your ingredients, then stir, mix and mash your way to tasty goodnes. Follow this easy-peasy recipe and get stuck in!

1 min read | January 2, 2019

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